Read. Learn. Grow.

    

Defining Interoperability in Healthcare

There’s a healthcare revolution going on out there. The digital age came upon us, new technologies arose, and the American healthcare system underwent a seismic transformation. With the HITECH Act, accompanying the 2009 economic stimulus, and the Affordable Care Act in 2010, there’s been a national push for the adoption and advancement of health information technology, most importantly of the interoperability of health information technology. But what exactly does interoperability mean, and why is it so important?

In interoperability, electronic health records, mainspring healthcare solutions, hit, ehr, healthcare, health information technology