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Interoperability Must Be the Foundation of a Healthcare Megasuite Vendor

Published: 23 September 2014

ID: G00270331

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon , Vi Shaffer, Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Thomas J. Handler, M.D.


HDOs are transforming to meet consumer and market demands, requiring their IT systems to interoperate more effectively than ever to share data and work. CIOs with healthcare megasuites should use these communication and collaboration requirements to evaluate vendors' strategies for interoperability.

Table Of Contents


  • Healthcare Megasuites Series: Leveraging Vendors in a Rapidly Changing Landscape
  • Introduction to Interoperability
    • Integration vs. Interoperability
    • Interoperability Is the Future
  • Conclusion

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