Interoperability has changed the healthcare landscape. As a number of regulations are being rolled out to ensure compliance with interoperability standards such as FHIR, providers need to understand that they stand to gain a lot more than just compliance.
With FHIR-powered seamless data sharing, providers will have a complete picture of their patients and hence will be in a better position to make informed decisions concerning their treatment plan. Bi-directional connectivity between healthcare systems in real-time increases the efficiency of care provided.
Healthcare revolves around different forms of care provided by providers from various fields and specializations. For a patient to be the receiver of optimum care with precise treatment plans, they receive care from different specialists Interoperability plays a huge role in ensuring the transfer of care is smooth with up-to-date vital information.
Interoperability is highly time-efficient. Results from laboratories and imaging systems can be updated in near real-time for enhancing patient care. This also leads to reduced errors and duplication of tests. Patients availing of telehealth also benefit immensely from secure, electronic data sharing.
Interoperability is critical for efficient healthcare delivery and enhanced patient outcomes. As seen, more than just obtaining compliance with the regulatory requirements, providers gain so much more from using FHIR interoperable systems.
With Interoperability and the FHIR standard, the healthcare industry has just started to scratch the tip of an iceberg of potentialities. The opportunities are endless.
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Aigilx health specializes in developing Interoperability solutions to create a healthcare ecosystem and aids in the delivery of efficient, patient-centric and population-focused healthcare.