Healthcare IT News November 16, 2021
Mike Miliard

The health information network’s executive director, Jay Nakashima, sees big progress with 21st century Cures Act compliance, TEFCA, data quality, FHIR adoption and information exchange among providers, public health agencies and labs.

After more than a decade of hard work, and not a little frustration at the slow pace of change, interoperability has been making some significant progress recently. And 2021 was a particularly notable year for U.S. efforts toward more widespread and seamless data flow, says Jay Nakashima, executive director of eHealth Exchange.

The nationwide exchange – it’s literally in all 50 states – is a network of networks that links federal agencies and private-sector healthcare organizations for care delivery and public health. In recent times, of course, that’s...

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