Barriers to HIE and the desire to achieve an interoperable HIT system remain key areas of focus for UpNet Technologies. We continue to pledge our support and strengthen our involvement because most HIE programs are still in the formation stages. Prof. S. Kachnowski and his colleagues published a review in JHIM on how the barriers to interoperability continue to expose the need for standards, security/privacy concerns, economic less to competitors, and integrated systems.
Barriers to Cross-Institutional Health Information Exchange - JHIM Vol. 24, Num. 3 / Summer 2010