Behavioral Health Data Poses Formidable Set of Challenges

The challenges related to the electronic exchange of behavioral health data is a “vexing” problem, given the legal and technical complexities associated with the privacy and security of that data, says Micky Tripathi, president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative.

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It's always ironic to me as both in the provider world and in the population health management world that the conditions that demand the most resources are the conditions for which rich data is most difficult to obtain and analyze. HIV, substance use disorders, mental health--what's the connection? Stigma. As long as we hold the diagnosis AGAINST them, we can't use the data FOR them.
--Amy Mosher-Garvey, LCSW, CSAC, ICS, SAP
Forward Health Group, Inc.
betterdata.forwardhealthgroup.com
Posted by Amy M | Monday, July 28 2014 at 12:12PM ET
It's always ironic to me that both in the provider world and in the population health management world that the conditions that demand the most resources are the conditions for which rich data is most difficult to obtain and analyze. HIV, substance use disorders, mental health--what's the connection? Stigma. As long as we hold the diagnosis AGAINST them, we can't use the data FOR them.
--Amy Mosher-Garvey, LCSW, CSAC, ICS, SAP
Forward Health Group, Inc.
betterdata.forwardhealthgroup.com
Posted by Amy M | Monday, July 28 2014 at 12:17PM ET
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