HIMSSCast: California’s work toward statewide health data exchange| Healthcare IT News

A new law in the Golden State requires providers, payers and public health agencies to participate in real-time information sharing by 2024. Timi Leslie of Connecting for Better Health offers a perspective on that massive undertaking.

Timi Leslie, founder of BluePath Health and a leader at Connecting for Better Health – the collaborative of public- and private-sector healthcare stakeholders that are helping lead this enormous effort – joined us to discuss the policy and technology challenges around the statewide exchange and highlighted the huge benefits it could achieve for patients and for public health preparedness.