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Business case for interoperability remains elusive

Key clinical point: Organizations still are having difficulty finding a business case for interoperability.

Major finding: 53% of individuals polled state that more senior management commitment is needed to drive interoperability.

Study details: The Center for Connected Medicine surveyed a mix of 100 IT, informatics, business, and clinical employees at U.S. hospitals and health systems.

Disclosures: The Center for Connected Medicine made no disclosures in its findings.


A report issued by the Center for Connected Medicine called “Improving Health Care Interoperability: Are We Making Progress?