Achieving True Interoperability Transparency May Depend on Adopting a National Patient Identifier System

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Byline: Kevin Hutchinson, CEO, Apervita

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Kevin Hutchinson, CEO, Apervita

Let me say one thing right out the gate: I am typically not a fan of forcing industry-wide uniformity via burdensome and overly instructive government mandates. However, sometimes there’s too much at stake in healthcare and the private sector just can’t agree on standards on their own. So was the case with e-prescribing over 15 years ago, and so is the case now with interoperability.

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