Pew Urges Better Patient Matching, Data Standards to Boost Health IT Interoperability

Pew Urges Better Patient Matching, Data Standards to Boost Health IT Interoperability
Pew Urges Better Patient Matching, Data Standards to Boost Health IT Interoperability

The Pew Charitable Trusts sent a letter Feb. 20 to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, urging it to consider improvements to patient matching and use of data standards to enhance interoperability. The agency is developing a Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to support the exchange of health data.