The US healthcare system has long been hampered by the need for more open data and the resulting complications that come with it. As a result, healthcare providers require help accessing and accurately using data from multiple sources. To make their data more accessible and accurate, HealthPorta and PHARMACY NEAR ME® have developed a solution by connecting their APIs and introducing new updates.
The Team at PHARMACY NEAR ME® and HealthPorta have improved significantly by linking their APIs. The connection allows different software systems to get updates from the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES, National Provider Identifier (NPI) data), National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), and Health Plan Data from CMS.gov, as well as access information provided by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This connection will help healthcare providers save time and money by streamlining the process of collecting, validating, and updating their information. This makes data easier to access and use, allowing healthcare providers to serve patients better. The updates also check for errors in MRF-provided data, ensuring accurate medical information. The improved access and accuracy of open data in the US healthcare system will benefit providers and patients.
From filling prescriptions to providing vaccinations, pharmacies and other healthcare providers play a critical role in delivering quality care. However, finding accurate data about these providers can be a challenge. To address this issue, we, as many other companies, are now turning to data aggregation to provide more precise information. Data aggregation involves combining data from different sources, such as medical records and public databases, to create a more comprehensive picture of a particular provider. This process can help identify errors or incorrect data that we can remove from the final result. In addition, it can provide a complete view of a provider’s services, including specialty areas and contact information. The data aggregation process is fundamental for pharmacies and other healthcare providers, as these organizations often offer multiple services or operate in various locations. By combining data from different sources, we can ensure that the information is up-to-date and accurate.
For example, many companies are now using data aggregation to update their databases of pharmacies and healthcare providers. This process can help identify changes in a provider’s address, contact information, or services so that the most accurate information is available to users. So, we can quickly help to identify providers that have closed or are no longer in operation, allowing companies to remove these entries from their databases. Overall, data aggregation we do might become a powerful tool for updating information about pharmacies and other healthcare providers. This is essential in providing quality care to patients, as accurate and up-to-date information is crucial in finding the right provider for their needs.
We aim to help improve the US Healthcare system via an open-source solution based on machine-readable files and data. We are at the start of the long road. However, some results are present in finding mistakes and inaccuracies in some data sources with further fixes for a few Healthcare Insurance Providers.
We hope to help patients to get more accurate and timely information about their health care. The new updates from PHARMACY NEAR ME® and HealthPorta are a welcome step forward in improving open data in the US healthcare system. By making data easier to access and use, providers will be able to serve their patients better and help ensure that everyone gets the best care possible.