HIT Consultant September 2, 2021
Healthcare interoperability issues have always been confusing, changing, and difficult to address. The reason why is not straightforward: we have a fragmented health system with a myriad of specialized applications that are not universally used. Instead, we have a system where each organization elects which technology tools to use and in what configuration.
Compounding this fragmented system is the push to value-based care (VBC). As more organizations shift their focus to VBC models, the need to have a cohesive view of patients is more critical than ever. Organizations – both payers and providers – engaged in VBC want to make sure that the most effective interventions are given to patients so that they save money.
With this in mind, it…