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Donna Shalala: Distrust hobbles health data sharing

InformationWeek, May 8, 2014
Once President Clinton's secretary for Health and Human Services, current University of Miami president Donna Shalala neatly summarized the reasons healthcare providers hesitate to share data with insurers. In an appearance at the eMerge Americas digital business conference in Miami Beach this week, sitting on a panel with Patrick Geraghty, the CEO of the health insurer Florida Blue, Shalala said the reason for holding back is "we know if we turn over every piece of data to you, you do your analysis -- and we get paid less."