Interoperability 101

Interoperability describes the extent to which systems and devices can exchange data and interpret that shared data. Explore basic information about interoperability and the players, concepts and systems that are involved in the health interoperability ecosystem.


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What is Interoperability?

Learn about the various levels of interoperability from the HIMSS Board-approved definition.

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Health Interoperability Ecosystem

Explore what composes the ecosystem and the efforts driving standards-based interoperability forward.

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Health IT Dictionary

The newest edition of the HIMSS dictionary has been expanded to provide the most up-to-date terms and definitions from across the health information and technology community. This valuable resource includes more than 3000 definitions, 30 new organizations and 76 new references. 

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