DeSalvo Interoperability crucial to patient safety

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But the former ONC chief thinks consumerism will play a major role in promoting data exchangeInteroperability doesnt just mean ensuring easy data exchange between two EHR systems anymore Karen DeSalvo MD said on Tuesday Patients have have an essential role to play tooDeSalvo former assistant secretary for health and national coordinator for health IT spoke at the Bipartisan Policy Center in a panel discussion with Andrew von Eschenbach MD former Commissioner of the US Food and Drug AdministrationThe discussion moderated by former US Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist MD was about Patient Safety and Information Technology and it aimed to explore ways IT can still do better at enabling improvements to help prevent medical errors which still cause the deaths of more than 200000 Americans each year

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