Survey: Privacy and security are barriers to Interoperability

A recent survey finds that privacy and security concerns continue to hamper the increasing interoperability of healthcare systems.

The research, based on a survey from the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP), found that survey respondents overwhelming indicate that improving the electronic movement of health information will improve patient care, notes Lee Barrett, CEO at the Electronic Health Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), which accredits organizations for meeting best practices for electronic data exchange.

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