Covid-19 Interoperability

One of the major challenges in combating the Covid-19 pandemic has been the inability to share data across the appropriate agencies and organizations.  This is due to issues and challenges around security, privacy, data standards, data interoperability, and infrastructure.

The Health IT Advisory Committee is setting up a corona virus task force to tackle  interoperability issues that are impeding front-line clinicians as they combat the growing outbreak.  The agency has posted recent interoperability guidelines for reporting, exchanging data, record keeping and claims.  The following is the link to the latest guidelines from the different agencies

More on the CMS’ new interoperability regulations in the next post



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