Recognizing the need for better health outcomes, the State of Louisiana is rethinking and looking for new ways to deliver healthcare services by
leveraging innovative technologies. Intelligent informatics, new applications and patient-centered technologies are key drivers of healthcare initiatives that aim to change individual behaviours and guide them toward healthier lifestyles. This invariably requires better automated data processing and analysis, as well as liberating data to be shared with others.
The challenge, however, is finding the delicate balance in maintaining patient privacy while extracting granular real-world patient data so it can be leveraged to develop and test new healthcare technologies and solutions.