November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on Interoperability»


Definition: Information systems are interoperable when they can share data—without re-keying those data.

What This Means: Interoperability means that the burden of entering data is experienced only once. To be truly interoperable, systems must share common data definitions, the same codes or have a crosswalk for the codes, and be physically linked together (that is by fiber, wire, wireless, Internet).


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