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Making bigger advances in implementing nationwide health information exchange will require a multipronged effort, including getting patients more involved and using a variety of technical approaches, says Scott Stuewe, the new president and CEO of DirectTrust.

“That’s really where the big new change can take place - if we can weld the consumer organizations onto FHIR and have that connected to a trust framework like DirectTrust - that’s where the rubber is going to hit the road in the next era,” Stuewe says in an interview with Information Security Media Group.