Combined with the widespread adoption of the Fast Health Interoperability Resource (FHIR) standard, the 21st Century Cures Act and Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) will soon drive interoperability of health information from the enterprise to the patient. These two regulations, and the FHIR standard, will effectively serve as the “pipes” to connect the points where healthcare information is acquired and where it is eventually accessed and used.
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