Reasons Why Health Data is Poorly Integrated Today and What We Can Do About It

Medical Technology, Healthcare & Government IT


Presented at the 3rd Annual Open Source EHR Summit – Key takeaways:

* Any enterprise app which acts like a consumer app that doesn’t integrate well into hospital or ambulatory systems and workflows is doomed
* There’s nothing unique about health IT data that justifies complex, expensive, or special technology.
* There’s a lot unique about healthcare workflows that require common technologies to be adapted properly.