The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?
At a macro level, The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) promises to be the interoperability superhighway for healthcare data, speeding information on patients from care facility and care provider — regardless of location or healthcare entity — to where it’s currently needed. That could be a routine visit with a new provider or it could be a life-and-death situation where an unconscious patient is wheeled into the Emergency Department with no family member present to provide any context about the patient, co-morbidities, or prescriptions.
The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready? (hitconsultant.net)