Evaluate openEHR Standards for Managing Clinical Content Across the Care Continuum

Archived Published: 07 April 2017 ID: G00317087

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openEHR standards offer a potential solution to help HDO CIOs retain control of care delivery data in the long term. New capabilities built using these standards can provide a foundation for federated care record services and innovation, but will require investment in clinical informatics skills.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Current Experience of EHR Capability
    • The Challenges of EHR Interoperability
    • HDOs Seeking New Digital Capabilities Will Need to Persist Their EHR Data Beyond the Limitations of Any Single Vendor
    • What Is openEHR and How Can It Support Digital Care Delivery?
    • CIOs Should Refocus Their Enterprise Architecture Efforts and Build a Clinical Informatics Capability When Adopting openEHR
    • Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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