Seamless Networks for Healthcare Information Are on the Horizon

April, 2007


Despite its size and importance, the healthcare industry lags behind many other sectors in deploying industry-wide IT standards. One reason is the lack of seamless interoperability within the medical provider’s IT infrastructure, as well as with other hospitals and clinics. However, this situation is changing, as industry standards are beginning to make interoperability a reality in healthcare. (5 pp., 1 fig.)
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