What makes healthcare integration so complex?

If you haven’t spent your career in healthcare, it is easy to wonder why everything seems so complicated. While there are many variables, we think five factors are the primary contributors to healthcare integration being more complex than other industries.

Healthcare “Standards”

We’ve explored this topic in deeper detail on our blog so we won’t spend too much time but the current state of “standards” in

 

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Reading between the lines of the Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce healthcare interoperability pledge

Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce released a joint statement concerning healthcare interoperability. The “Pledge” was just that – a commitment to some generally broad agreeable principles. In this post, I try to read between the lines of the pledge and figure out what’s really going on.

In engaging in this dialogue, we start from these foundational assumptions:

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Reading between the lines of the Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce healthcare interoperability pledge