A Bridge Too Far for HIT: Why Interoperability Silos Are Far From Broken

A Bridge Too Far for HIT: Why Interoperability Silos Are Far From Broken
Ruby Raley

Guest post by Ruby Raley, Director, Healthcare Solutions, Axway.

Farzad Mostashari, the national coordinator for health information technology (HIT), wants software vendors to enable and ease interoperability.

Meaningful use Stage 2 expects providers to be able to exchange data with other EHRs.

The CommonWell Health Alliance — a collaboration of executives from Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, athenahealth, Greenway, and RelayHealth — aims “to push the needle on interoperability . . . to enable care integration and data liquidity.

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