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FHIR Seen as Key to Advancing Interoperability

 Mark Dudman, health of global product and AI development at IBM  said during HIMSS19 in Orlando Florida, “Right now, FHIR is taking systems that don’t interact to talk quickly. We’ve hit that first real target of getting systems to talk, but now we have to talk in volume.”

During HIMSS19 executives at IBM, Google and Microsoft said FHIR is seen as an enabler of healthcare data exchange. 

As FHIR allows interoperability advances and healthcare systems begin sharing those volumes of data more regularly, it sets the stage for many of today’s biggest trends, including population health, personalized medicine, and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Read the full article, published in Healthcare IT News.