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Internet Health Management Magazine: Multi-Lingual Solutions for Effective Patient Data Transfer

When it comes to doing business internationally, global companies can only be successful when employees and teams effectively speak different languages, and understand the cultural differences in various regions around the globe.  

Likewise, if you want to move Health IT data between systems, today’s organizations need the right translator to make this possible. While this is not a problem of “language” per se, the issue is with systems not being able to effectively talk to each other. 

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Topics: magazine article, Big Data, data transport, data access, interoperability, SaaS, cloud-based SaaS

Data Transport: The Other Component of Interoperability

I was at a recent HIT conference, and noted that several speakers talked about interoperability. What each of them failed to say was that transport is a big barrier. Their interoperability emphasis was on the complexity of payload – the data that will be exchanged - ranging from identifying and matching patients, reconciling coding (LOINC –vs- SNOMED), defining minimal datasets, etc. Each of these speakers failed to mention the other component of interoperability (What is interoperability?).

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Topics: interoperability, data exchange, Data, Post-Acute Care Facilities, LTPAC, data transport