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Get familiar with interoperability terms

  • An Open API is an application programming interface made available to software developers to encourage new ways to use the platform.
  • HL7® FHIR® (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) defines how healthcare information can be exchanged between different computer systems regardless of how it is stored in those systems.
  • OAuth2.0 is a protocol that allows a user to grant a third-party website or application access to the user’s protected resources, without necessarily revealing their long-term credentials or even their identity.
  • A RESTful API transfers a representation of the state of a resource to the requester or endpoint. No client information is stored. It is perfect for Internet of Things and mobile app development.
  • SMART is an open-source, standards-based API that solves data fragmentation challenges by standardizing how patient data is accessed and shared. It builds on the existing FHIR standard; hence it is called SMART on FHIR®.
  • CDS HOOKS is software that reads when a physician is making a clinical decision such as prescribing a drug and automatically runs checks through SMART applications integrated into the EHR. The end result is either a prompt with alternative drugs that might be less expensive and deliver as good or better results or a link to an external app for further information.

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Interoperability isn’t just about compliance with federal standards. Being able to connect to other electronic health records systems, sync schedules for patient visits across various care sites, monitor patient vital signs remotely, drive decision support, and keep patients and their loved ones informed and much more are all made possible by Carefluence’s platform. It is difficult to find another vendor that provides solutions that are nearly as comprehensive, flexible, compliant, secure and customer friendly. Experience the Carefluence Excellence.

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