A Fractured Data Health System


Donald Wickelgren


Jul 29, 2022


The US health system has few data standards. There are hundreds of independent EMRs and EHRs that don't speak the same language and have no way to send information to each other. So they are one of the few institutions keeping FAX alive and kicking.

Here's hoping a federal standard will emerge and take root.

Reference: https://youtu.be/ESO_JIO0M7k

Donald Wickelgren

Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.

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