Speaker Profile

Chief Information Officer & Associate Dean, Industry Relations & Digital Heal, Som – Information Resources & Technology, Stanford School of Medicine

Michael Halaas provides strategic leadership and management of innovative technology solutions at the Stanford School of Medicine. He works with his team to ensure their overall technology architecture and services are strong enablers of institutional goals. To achieve this broad goal Halaas works in close collaboration with a wide variety of individuals in the School of Medicine, throughout Stanford University and their health system to plan and implement technology initiatives.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2019 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: US and EU patients have legal rights to their health information and patient data sharing is seen as key to transforming treatment and powering medical discoveries. Medicare incentivizes hospitals and physicians to share data with patients. But even with laws and financial incentives, patient data sharing is still too rare. This panel of representatives from healthcare organizations and patients will explore regulatory and other obstacles to patient data sharing and engage the audience in a discussion about how to overcome these obstacles.

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