Google launches interoperability program in advance of data-sharing deadlines

Healthcare Dive

Rebecca Pifer

Dive Brief:
Google on Monday launched a program targeting hospitals and other healthcare organizations needing to achieve interoperability in advance of looming deadlines from the Trump administration.

The tech giant's Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program, created with industry partners and consultancies like Bain and Deloitte, is meant to help companies understand the current status of their data, create a path to standardizing and integrating information and work on usability, according to a Monday blog post.

It's also meant to help payers and providers come into compliance with upcoming federal regulations from CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT forbidding healthcare organizations from siloing data, the company said.

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