Top Ten 2021: Opportunities and Risks with Increased Interoperability in Health Care

Based on AHLA’s annual Health Law Connections article, this special series brings together thought leaders from across the health law field to discuss the top ten issues of 2021. In the fifth episode, Barry Mathis, PYA, speaks to Alaap Shah and Elizabeth Scarola, Epstein Becker & Green PC, about the challenges associated with the collection, storage, and use of big data in health care. They discuss issues related to regulating the various players who are driving data sharing and interoperability, navigating the regulatory variations among the states, tackling issues related to data blocking, how the pandemic has affected the big data environment, and predictions for the future. Sponsored by PYA.