Though designed to improve care by sharing data from various sources, poor interoperability remains a huge barrier to accountable care organizations (ACOs), according to a survey from Premier and the eHealth Initiative.
Whether serving as government officials, clinicians, educators or researchers, women continue to play a major role in the evolution of health IT both in the U.S. and around the world. Once again, we asked our readers to nominate who they thought to be the most influential women in health IT for our third annual list.
This year's list includes, among others, individuals who have helped guide their organizations to unprecedented health IT heights, as well as a health technology and social media maven and the first female National Coordinator for Health IT. View list
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