Smile Digital Health commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate US healthcare providers’ progress in improving interoperability. Forrester conducted an online survey with 145 senior-level interoperability leaders at US healthcare provider organizations to explore this topic. They found that while disjointed data and systems remain an issue for providers today, many have already realized short-term benefits (e.g., improved efficiencies) and expect to realize transformational benefits (e.g., increased innovation and competitive advantage) via their interoperability improvement efforts. Key to realizing the full value of interoperability is filling existing gaps with the right external partners to formalize strategies and roadmaps, and platforms to accelerate adoption of open interoperability standards like Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).

Read the study today to learn more about these key findings:

  • Providers are making headway on regulation compliance and standards adoption to improve the Quintuple Aim.

  • Complexity and urgency require providers to partner with an expert.

  • The data and insights that interoperability liberates will fuel providers’ innovation capabilities.

  • Providers using FHIR platforms today are ahead of the curve.

Smile Digital Health's data fabric solutions help healthcare and life science organizations overcome obstacles and drive the digital transformation that enables innovation and creates new value.

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