SPI Digital Health: FHIR Fighting: Why the Race to Data Interoperability is Far From Won
Published: October 13, 2023
Having generated headlines over the last few years, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is now beginning to live up to at least some of the hype.
Driven partially by regulation along with an industry-wide desire to facilitate better data exchange, FHIR has become both a ‘must have’ and yet challenging part of provider and EHR vendor strategy.
But, despite the many promised benefits of FHIR, adoption and implementation has had teething problems, and many barriers remain.