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Interoperability: building a connected healthcare platform

interoperabilityAccording to HIMSS analytics, the average hospital has affiliated providers using 16 EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems — most often provided by a different vendor.

    With so many disparate systems, interoperability — getting computerized systems and software applications to connect, exchange, and interpret EHR data — remains a pressing issue for the industry. Mulesoft could be the solution.

As we trailblaze the way and reimagine connected care, I would like to share three insights that are integral to the healthcare industry’s success.

#1: Build an ecosystem with the person at the center
As an industry, healthcare has a long way to go, especially compared with consumer-centric industries like online retail and banking.

#2: Integration is possible
Connecting technologies requires seamless integration and that is why I’m happy about Salesforce’s recent acquisition, Mulesoft. It’s a critical component for our interoperability efforts, enabling API-led connectivity and an enhanced 360-degree view of our patients/members.

#3: Providers, payers, life sciences, tech partners and more: We’re in it together
We have to take a platform approach: to see patients holistically, beyond just the clinical visit. This means unifying care around the patient and connecting the ecosystem, including system integrators and application partners who leverage their industry expertise.

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DXC launches cloud health platform in interoperability push


DXC Technology has launched a digital health platform designed to enable interoperability between healthcare providers.

DXC Open Health Connect is an effort to link up disparate healthcare IT systems so that care providers can more easily share information that has the potential to improve patient care.

The cloud-based platform offers a digital toolkit consisting of an analytics module, an interoperability module and a set of APIs through which new healthcare applications can be launched.

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