Electronic Health Records: Is There Any Hope for Interoperability?

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Electronic Health Records: Is There Any Hope for Interoperability?

The goal of having health information travel with the patient is not being achieved

By Sue Montgomery, RN, BSN, CHPN

Continuity of Care is one of the major  reasons that the electronic health record (EHR) holds value. The ultimate goal is interoperabilty — the ability to pass patient information from one system to the next so that the record can follow the patient wherever he or she goes.                      Unfortunately, as noted in a public scolding almost a year ago ...

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