Guest Article: Clinical Interoperability – The Antics of Semantics

In this fourth installment explaining clinical interoperability in plain English, Charlie Harp talks about semantics or the “meaning of data”. Charlie is the CEO and founder of Clinical Architecture and has spent the last twenty years designing and developing software solutions in the healthcare industry.  Here’s what he had to say in his final part of a series I’ve be doing on interoperability. Clinical Interoperability – The Antics of Semantics ...

Guest Article: Why does clinical interoperability matter?

Last week I asked Charlie Harp to explain what clinical interoperability is – in plain english. Charlie is the CEO and founder of Clinical Architecture and has spent the last twenty years designing and developing software solutions in the healthcare industry. Here’s what he had to say in his second part of a series I’ll be doing on interoperability. Now that we have a documented definition for clinical interoperability and its macro components, the next reasonable question is: “Why is clinical interoperability important? ...

Guest Article: Getting beyond the hype and hyperbole – what is clinical interoperability?

There is so much hype around healthcare and clinical data interoperability – I get emails all the time asking about what all of it means and the comments I received on the recent articles about it have been great. I’ve posted about interoperability before but I thought I’d reach out to Charlie Harp to see if he can explain it in plain English. Charlie is the CEO and founder of Clinical Architecture. ...