Healthcare DIVE June 28, 2021
Global funding for digital health companies reached an all-time high of $26.5 billion in 2020. It’s likely that 2021 funding will surpass that record. Much of this investment is tied to an expectation: data exchange will be effortless across the healthcare system and routine for individual companies and their customers. Although federal requirements point the way to more streamlined data exchange, health data interoperability is a work in progress.
While health technology companies are at many different stages—from start-up to established—many grapple with challenges related to data exchange, or interoperability. Their difficulties often involve getting data from and sharing data with electronic health records (EHRs).
Companies at every level of maturity share common priorities:
- Making go-lives faster for customers—and...