Avinash Shanbhag


LEAP in Health IT Program Overview, 2020 (and 2019) Awards

By Kevin Chaney, Tracy Okubo, Avinash Shanbhag & Teresa Zayas Cabán – The ONC announced the latest awards under its Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health IT funding opportunity, which supports innovation to address emerging challenges and advance the development and use of interoperable health IT.


Application Programming Interfaces in Health IT

By Avinash Shanbhag & John Bender – Application programming interfaces are powerful tools that help support interoperability in healthcare. Simply put, APIs allow a software “Application A” to interact with a software “Application B” without Application A needing to know how Application B’s software is designed internally.


CONNECT Project Transitions to the Private Sector

By Avinash Shanbhag & Sherilyn Pruitt – This past decade, we have witnessed steady improvements to healthcare interoperability. For those paying close attention, the CONNECT open source project has played a role in making those improvements possible.