Semantic interoperability and meaningful health information exchange and integration relies on consistent interpretation and adoption of health-IT standards. This session describes methods that EHR vendors, HIEs and healthcare organizations can use to improve certification of health-IT products for Meaningful Use and MACRA. The session also provides lessons learned from previous certification activities and identifies testing tools that facilitate consistent adoption of standards such as C-CDA.
Evaluate methodologies and approaches that the industry can adopt to excel certification processes and increase successful certification outcomes
Describe lessons learned from certification activities to-date and how these lessons can improve certification processes in the future
Identify the existing resources and tools available for interoperability testing in the areas of transport, privacy and security, and clinical content
Discuss how various testing tools offered by non-profit and government entities improve consistent interpretation and implementation of interoperability standards (e.g. C-CDA) by all stakeholders