EHR Intelligence June 30, 2022
Hannah Nelson

As the digital health transformation progresses, an article from the National Academy of Medicine called for interoperability standards to go beyond EHRs.

While ONC has made significant progress toward achieving national health interoperability, continued interagency collaboration and public-private partnerships are needed to fully enable digital health, according to an article published by the National Academy of Medicine.

“Through the work of ONC, data and interoperability standards have grown increasingly sophisticated over the past ten years,” the authors wrote. “While more work is needed, early progress with HIEs, APIs, and EHR integration has yielded improvements in care coordination, and recent efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the capacity of HIEs to deliver value by generating public health reporting.”

The authors said that interoperability...

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Topics: Digital Health, EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, HIE (Interoperability), ONC, Patient / Consumer, Provider, Technology
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