The Importance of Data Interoperability—Accenture Video

Thought leaders in health IT agree: the need for interoperability between federal health systems has never been higher. Jim Traficant, Managing Director for Accenture Federal Services and President of ASM Research; Dr. Kaveh Safavi, Healthcare Global Managing Director at Accenture; Stan Huff, Chief Medical Informatics Officer of Intermountain Healthcare; and Dr. Bart Harmon, President of Clinical Informatics Experts joined with Federal News Radio to discuss how sharing information between health systems is crucial for seamlessly delivering insight-driven care to patients. Jim Traficant points out at the 10:40 mark that the Department of Defense has the opportunity to lead the country on interoperability through DHMSM, changing the way our military community experiences healthcare and leading greater health IT advances. Watch the video here and learn more about the future of interoperability.