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Erica Galvez, CEO, Manifest MedEx

Keep Your Eyes on These Four Health Data Advancements in 2023

By Erica Galvez
Manifest MedEx

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Original Publish Date: December 6, 2022

California is at a moment of opportunity with ambitious goals to improve health equity and achieve “A Healthy California for All” — goals that will require robust health data infrastructure and will fundamentally change the way healthcare is delivered in our state. This kind of infrastructure transformation, while desperately needed and the right thing to do, is, simply put, not easy. As we look to 2023, here are a few things to watch as we go through our growing pains together:

In addition to these key advancements, there are many other unknowns: how much funding will be available for health data infrastructure, impacts of the midterm elections on health policy, and future directions of value-based care arrangements, to name a few. 2023 is shaping up to be another busy year as we work to build California’s health data ecosystem. Whatever pain points may lie ahead, I believe health and policy leaders and community stakeholders across the state will continue working together more than ever to forge a healthier future for all Californians.

Erica Galvez is CEO of Manifest MedEx, California’s leading nonprofit health data network. Before joining MX, Galvez led the HIE efforts at Aledade and also led the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC’s) Interoperability Portfolio.