HIMMS14 in Orlando is fast approaching, which makes this is the perfect time for our new infographic that illustrates the progress in the vital area of health data interoperability.
While the numbers of this graphic are encouraging, several barriers remain before the industry will realize interoperability, including some criteria defined in Meaningful Use Stage 2. These obstacles are detailed in a new, yet-to-be-released white paper by HIMSS Analytics titled, “Current State of Health Data Interoperability refers to the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange information and to use the information that has been exchanged. in the U.S.: Trends, Challenges and Strategies for Success.” To obtain information for the report, HIMSS Analytics conducted a focus group of CIOs and healthcare IT directors.
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