The Healthcare API Ecosystem: Looking Beyond The CMS Rule

Forbes

Mifan Careem

The healthcare industry has often been plagued with interoperability challenges. This has limited the innovation targeting the most important stakeholder in the healthcare industry: the patient. The CMS rule targeting U.S. healthcare organizations is the perfect way to disrupt the industry and promote interoperability. The expectation is that this will trigger innovation, paving the way to a newer app ecosystem. CIOs of healthcare companies need to look at the bigger picture of these rules — not just their regulatory requirements. It is important for healthcare companies to adopt APIs as products and API management beyond fast healthcare interoperability resources (FHIR), paving the way toward competitive advantage in the digital healthcare ecosystem.

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