Last week, most of my friends didn't hear much from me, both online and in reality. That's because I had one of those fun times when the big bosses come in and ask the team to deliver something special very quickly, above and beyond our usual commitments. These are pretty normal in our line of work, but I was shocked by how gobsmacked I got by it.
Data interoperability is vital to today’s healthcare computing environment, allowing clinical information to be effectively and consistently exchanged, compared, and analyzed among healthcare partners such as insurers, pharmacies, affiliated providers, and public health departments. Put simply, data interoperability enables better decision making.