HIMSS 12 - Interoperability at Kaiser Permanente


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At HIMSS12 in Las Vegas, Open Affairs TV spoke with Phil Fasano, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plan and health care provider about some of the technology being contributed to the open-source community by KP. Convergent medical terminology released in 2010, is a dictionary of medical terms that translates between doc-speak and layperson terms for use online. The company hopes that use of this language database will enable and encourage future interoperability between medical systems, and is contributing $1 million annually to help integrate the library both nationally and internationally.

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