Healthcare interoperability is a team sport, and information technology (IT) professionals aren’t the only players in the game. Professionals with heath information (HI) management skills, experience, and leadership also fill valuable interoperability roles.
The deep knowledge of privacy, health data integrity, and electronic protected health information (ePHI) is desperately needed to successfully continue the interoperability journey. Whether HI professionals serve in provider, payer, or vendor roles, they are important players.
Several interoperability milestones are planned for 2022 that HI professionals should know. This article lays out upcoming applicability dates and provides valuable insights for how HI professionals across domains can add their voices and expertise to the interoperability conversation.