By Drew Ivan – Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy published a whitepaper, Data Interoperability and Exchange to Support COVID-19 Containment. Authors, Farzad Mostashari and Mark McClellan, lay out three strategies to help guide policymakers around the globe as they address the COVID-19 pandemic:.Read More
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of October that we think deserve sharing again.
By Drew Ivan – Interoperability within health care has been a top concern across the industry for more than a decade. The HITECH ACT drove an expectation that interoperability would be a natural byproduct of broad EHR adoption, but this turned out not to be the case.
By Drew Ivan – Over the last decade, achieving true interoperability has been an ongoing pain point across the healthcare ecosystem. Provider organizations and payers alike have been slow to implement this technology under the guise that interoperability is complicated and potentially, not fully attainable.