IDC Market Spotlight: The Rocky Road to Information Sharing in the Health System
The holy grail of interoperability – better quality care with an improved experience for the patient, at lower cost while facilitated by the secure exchange of information about participants in the health system—is still an elusive one for most providers.
Interoperability is clearly becoming a necessary component of healthcare reform and value-based delivery. In order to perform and meet the demands of new business models, providers need to leverage care settings across the network to ensure that patients receive appropriate care in the most cost-effective and efficient setting. To do this, providers across the network need access to clinical information and care plans. They need interoperable IT that gives them access in real-time to allow for decision-making at the point of care.
Download this white paper to learn how healthcare providers have much to gain by extending interoperability across their networks and into the community.