Interoperability, Are We Getting Anywhere?
Health IT Answers recently highlighted key interoperability developments in 2023, featuring insights from healthcare experts, including Jonathan Shoemaker, CEO of ABOUT Healthcare. The article covers milestones such as the designation of the first TEFCA QHINs and the finalization of ONC’s Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Certification Program Updates. However, it questions the tangible progress toward true, secure, and national interoperability. Shoemaker emphasizes the escalating demand for care, advocating for proactive technology and best practices to guide patients effectively, transcending location-based limitations in healthcare. Looking to 2024, he envisions a future where healthcare becomes more ubiquitous, ensuring prompt access to care at every stage of the patient journey.
Read the full article in Health IT Answers.