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Robust Testing Is Required for Reliable Healthcare Interoperability

Published: 28 October 2014

ID: G00271096

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


Healthcare delivery organizations are evolving to meet new market demands and require that their IT systems interoperate more effectively than ever before. HDO CIOs must rigorously test against standards as the most effective path to reliable interoperability.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
    • Integration Enables System Components to Share Data and Work
    • Interoperability Enables Multiple Vendor Products to Work Together
  • Three Types of Interoperability
  • Interoperability Is Vital to HDO Transformation Into Real-Time Healthcare Systems
  • Interoperability Testing Mitigates Risk
  • Interoperability Testing Resources
  • Questions to Ask About Interoperability
  • Conclusion

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