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Technology is ever-evolving, and with that evolution comes an increasing amount of data. Healthcare interoperability is a way for organizations to utilize information and ensure that patients can receive proper care, even if they move from one provider to the next.

When healthcare organizations have different EHR platforms, it can be difficult to connect with one another and can even lead to difficulties with patient care. For example, Black Book foundthat 36 percent of medical record administrators reported that they have EHR interoperability issues when exchanging health records with other providers.