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Journal Article

Progress in interoperability: measuring US hospitals' engagement In sharing patient data.

Holmgren J, Patel V, Adler-Milstein J. Health affairs (Project Hope). 2017;36:1820-1827.

Barriers to interoperability across health information systems may compromise patient safety by preventing sharing of clinical information necessary for optimal patient care. Researchers found that hospitals' engagement in sharing of patient information across four domains of interoperability increased only modestly from 24.5% of hospitals in 2014 to 29.7% of hospitals in 2015.