2020 has seen the digital health landscape rapidly change in a matter of months, so what has this meant for interoperability in healthcare? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
Through developing its own ‘federated server’ the Scottish government is ultimately hoping to allow interoperability of all contact-tracing apps in the UK.
Solving interoperability is not “a technical problem, it’s a social problem”, the co-chair of INTEROPen, David Hancockk, has told Digital Health News.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has passed two rules that will help patients have more control over their health data.
Integrated care provider MCH is already in the process of implementing the Servelec Rio electronic patient record, which will go live later this year.
With interoperability soaring high on the health IT agenda, Digital Health Rewired will have a whole track dedicated to the well-debated topic in March.
Researchers at the Institute of Global Health Innovation found most NHS trust were using three key suppliers: Cerner, DXC Technology and System C.
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Digital health solutions should consider people first; fair system rules; free and open information; and evidence-based practice, the council said.
Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.