Because of interoperability, before/by 2030

Because of interoperability, by 2030 our public health system won't have to use faxes during the next pandemic.

Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, M.Sc

Because of interoperability, I can envision a world where we have apps and new digital tools that extend our ability to take care of patients better. And these tools can bolt seamlessly into our enterprise electronic health records and patient portals, tremendously amplifying our ability to innovate and deliver care thats higher quality, safer and more satisfying to everyone and lower cost

Robert Wachter, MD

Because of interoperability, by 2030 payers and providers have implemented fully integrated, bi-directional data sharing that allows a consumers' health information to be available when needed, or when it is needed, and for the purpose that the consumer specifies without any special effort.

Sheryl Turney, MEd

Even before 2030, the interoperability reality will have taken the marketplace by storm. We will have torn down all the walls between all of the collective EMR companies that are out there today and all the data that will be available to patients, to caregivers, to providers, and to other organizations will be available in a data-centric appropriate manner. We fully expect this to create reality of an open connected community of health for everyone.

Paul Black

Because of interoperability, providers will have access to enhanced accurate, real-time patient information by 2030.

Lanes

Because of Interoperability, by 2030 I will not receive a compact disc with my son's x-ray because I'm not allowed to take a picture of it. Actually that should be by 2022. The image and the read should be immediately uploaded to my patient portal where I can share with whomever I please just like I do in every other industry and every other app.

Linda Bent

By 2030 because of interoperability, clinicians will be able to access a patients complete health history within their workflow, with no special effort, through trusted data exchange systems allowing for improved clinical decision making, more thourough care conversations with patients and more efficient and coordinated delivery of care.

Dr. Jim Jirgis

Because of Interoperability, patients and their loved one will get to choose from a growing marketplace of applications all competing to make sure they can make the most sense of their health information in finding the right doctors and services for them.

Aneesh Copra

Because of interoperability, by 2030 novel treatments will be available and new therapeutics discovered because data proprerly protected will flow freely from the clinical enviroment to the research bench and from the reseacher back into the clinical enviroment.

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, FACMI

Because of interoperability 2030, the goals we had for health information to transform our healthcare system will finally be realized.

David J. Brailer, MD, Ph.D

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I don’t need to worry about my child's prescriptions being filled halfway across the world on family vacation.

Aaron Miri, MBA, FCHIME, CHCIO

Interoperability 2030. Well, we have lots to hope for. I hope that we have patients have access to all of their data in a way they can get fully engaged with healthcare and get engaged with on their smart phones so that they're in control of data. For all providers, everyone has access to the information they need to take care of patients. Clinical health and some of the very important surrounding things that we call social determinants of health. I'm guessing that our state information exchanges with the robust public governance that they provide may very well be the tools here. Those are my hopes for interoperability.

Donald Rucker, MD

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I don’t need to worry about my child's prescriptions being filled halfway across the world on family vacation.

Aaron Miri, MBA, FCHIME, CHCIO

Because of interoperability, by 2030 long-standing, culturally ingrained barriers will be replaced with flexible and frictionless collaboration between payers, providers & consumers to drive seamless access, cost effective & informed personalized healthcare

Because of interoperability, access and site of care barriers will be lowered so people with acute and chronic health conditions can receive more care in their homes before/by 2030

Because of interoperability, local community resources that address will be more readily accessible to people in need before/by 2030

Because of interoperability, value-based care models will accelerate remote care delivery and allow providers to share information more seamlessly before/by 2030

Because of interoperability, immigrants will be able to easily share their previous medical history from their home country with US healthcare providers by 2030.

Because of interoperability, investments made this decade in assembling structured data will power AI-based solutions within innovative health IT apps that save us time and usher in a new era of wellness and prevention by 2030.

Because of interoperability, the care team will be able to conveniently and securely communicate through a number of digital modalities and with complete access to their patient's health history by 2030.

Because of interoperability, by 2030… will spend less time on mapping, interoperability specifications, implementation guides, and standards.

Because of interoperability, by 2030… . We will no longer need complex information reconciliation workflows;. We will stop mining audit logs for insights;. We will no longer hand patients clipboards in waiting rooms.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 HIE will include DentalData and strengthen interprofessional CareCoordination, create actionable data, enhance patient experiences, expand data surveillance, and enable value-based payment.

Because of interoperability, before 2030 all EMTs will have access to electronic patient records when they respond to calls and will have access to outcomes so they can adjust and improve the care they give healthdata

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will be empowered to more easily engage with and utilize their health data as data moves more freely across settings, platforms, and via APIs.AHIMAadvocates

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, harmonized content and classification standards will support more automated transactions that require clinical and administrative data. AHIMAadvocates

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, principles from the Framework for a National Strategy on Patient Identity will aid in the development and implementation of a national strategy to support accurate patient identification and matching for 100% of the US population

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will have the ability to granularly select which sensitive data elements may be shared or withheld depending on their privacy preferences when sharing electronic health information. AHIMAadvocates

Because of interoperability, before 2030, patients will be able to donate our @BSCCardiology cardiac device data in a usable format to the medical research of our choice.”

Because of interoperability, patients and their providers and health plans will have real time access to all of a patient’s administrative and clinical data to manage and coordinate care by 2030.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare providers will be able to order a laboratory test from any laboratory using the same test name

Because of interoperability, prior authorizations will be conducted in real time before 2030.

Because of interoperability, health data—both structured and unstructured (e.g., clinical notes)—can be coded by AI to standard vocabularies/ontologies

Because of interoperability and the exchange of more structured data, information will be more readily integrated in EHRs and other digital health tools

Because of interoperability, before 2030 patients will integrate data from consumer health devices and applications with their provider-generated healthdata into a single seamless view they can share with whomever they want patient experience

Because of interoperability, before 2030 patients will have direct access to standardized guidelines vetted by their providers to help manage care from any computer or device they want, and a way to automate tracking impact on health outcomes patient access

Because of interoperability, healthcare operating rules will incorporate patients/member data exchange by 2030.

Because of interoperability, public health officials will get data to detect the next pandemic before it gets out of control

Patient Mediated Interoperability". Aggregate your medical records and make them available when needed. You can start now and not wait until 2030.

Because of interoperability, patients will continue to reimagine & advocate for stronger policies that will personalize privacy, choice, & data ownership (yes, ownership) before 2030.

Because of interoperability, new tools & technologies should evolve to better support ALL patients in their need to read, understand, & make actionable decisions in their care using their medical record before 2030.

Because of interoperability, AdvanceDirectives & other end-of-life care documents should finally be able to be shared electronically before 2030.

Because of interoperability, we must prioritize preserving every patient's digital dignity by way of stronger policies to protect patient privacy by 2030. Patients need transparency on whether their dr or hospital is selling their patient data.

Because of interoperability & APIs in healthcare patients will be more readily equipped to contribute to innovation that matters to THEM before 2030.

Because of interoperability, patient portals will actually contain helpful information in them before 2030, as opposed to being blank interfaces with no pertinent insights.

Because of interoperability, patients living with SDoH should have a better opportunity to be more quickly connected to essential public health resources that are important for one's survival.

Because of interoperability, the role of health information management (HIM) professionals could evolve to better support patients at the point of care with respect to data flow & use, like data sherpas, before 2030.

Because of interoperability, patients should never have to pick up copies of images & records on CDs.

Because of interoperability, patients & their carepartners will find more errors in their medical records, driving a need to address our inefficient medical record addendum workflows & processes before 2030.

Because of interoperability, I'm hopeful that more policies & technologies supporting more personalized privacy controls & data segmentation will arise (well) before 2030.

Because of interoperability, I hope my kids never have to fill out a poorly photocopied paper medical records request with a pencil on a clipboard in the basement of the hospital to ensure their continuity of care.

Because of interoperability, patients will never have to call the medical records office again for routine copies of their medical records. Medical records & health information will follow the patient.

Because of interoperability, the majority of patients reading their medical records & understanding the power of them will be (fingers crossed) common knowledge & standard practice PtEng before 2030.

By 2030 patients will have chronic conditions actively and cooperatively managed by care givers and the patient with fhir carePlan that they have full engagement and transparency.

I will take it a step further. Patients will present at a facility and the facility will checkout the patient's entire chart online, contribute to the chart and check it back in online so the complete chart is ready for the next visit.

Because of interoperability, *full* medical records (images, genomic data, et al) will be available in a standard way to integrate into personal health records, CDS tools & other systems to improve care & reduce costs

Because of interoperability, by 2030 all the beautiful infrastructure we currently have in Finland for sharing, using, and reusing health data can be used globally.

Because of interoperability, I'll know when my care plan drifts out of alignment with guidelines -- without having to ship a copy of my records off to a third party

Because of interoperability, I'll have an easy time getting a second opinion; the specialist won't need to repeat lab or imaging studies; and I'll know the price in advance

Because of interoperability, I'll be able to find the right specialist, book an appointment to fit my schedule, and automatically receive a copy of the consultation note, lab results, and evaluation data

Because of interoperability, patients will get their images digitally instead of on a CD by 2030

Because of Interoperability, by 2030 healthIT professionals will rarely use the term except in reference to a previously accomplished policy-driven enabler of progress (i.e., “digitization” by 2020)!

Because of interoperability, the use of AI/ML tools can ensure that individuals get personalized care that reflects their disease state & needs

Because of interoperability, patient and clinicians will be able to use AI-based tools to make more informed medical decisions

Because of interoperability, data silos will break down—allowing clinicians & researchers to get the data they need to advance personalized care

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 no patient will drive across their state for a biopsy only to learn the results their care team needs were never received.

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I will be able to have 1 digital health record that syncs seamlessly with any health service system I interact with. HealthInterop203

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I will be able to know who accessed my protected health data and when.

Because of interoperability, by 2030, the most vulnerable populations will have informed control over their own health care decisions.

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I won’t have to remember my mother’s list of medications in an emergency.

Because of semantic interoperability, before/by 2030 every member of a care team will have accurate, up-to-date clinical information prior to providing care.

Because of interoperability, before 2030 all healthdata will be available in a structured, actionable, and consistent way for exchange regardless of how it's originally recorded and stored

Because of interoperability, by 2030 predictive tools (algorithms) will enhance patient care and allow intervention before patients present symptoms.

By 2030 - mandate that Patient has FHIR api access to a comprehensive Access Log of any data accesses of data about that Patient -

Because of interoperability, before 2030 disabled patients will only have to provide accommodation needs for healthcare once and all of their providers will know what they need to get appropriate care - we're thinking about it already! massdatagov

Because of interoperability by 2030 patients will no longer have to fill out multiple registration forms in order to enroll and can easily and electronically convey their proven identity using their own mobile device

via Because of interoperability by 2030 patients will be able to share select pieces of the medical record with whomever they wish, with no special effort and from the ease of the mobile device utilizing an app of their choice.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 everyone will have their somatic and germline genomic test results as standardized data

Because of interoperability, by 2030 PublicHealth will have prevented the next pandemic. interop2030

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will have full control of their medical records

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 scanned PDFs will be a historical punchline

Because of interoperability, doctors will have full access to complete medical histories across the country before/by 2030.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the government will have added incentives for providers to deprecate the use of HL7v2 and other legacy standards

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the nation will have a ubiquitous, complete referral network, with all providers connected

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the nation will have a ubiquitous, complete lab network, with all providers connected.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will be able to mediate their data transfer to any provider.

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers will be alerted when their patients are seen elsewhere, including relevant clinical data

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 scientists of medicine will create millions of new jobs to leverage intelligent technologies to rapidly deliver equitable cures to solve the most challenging of diseases. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, and ideally by 2023, health IT will be patient-focused.  All patients will have readily available access to all of their health information and pricing data on their smartphones, through the app of their choice and with the ability to share it with whomever they choose.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030, and ideally by 2023, all pricing data, including total, bundled prices (both discounted cash prices and insurance-negotiated rates) will be provided digitally and agreed upon by the consumer in advance of care.   

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare providers (large and small), patients, payors and other important stakeholders will have easy access to the appropriate information for the right patient at the right time on a national scale with no special effort. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare providers, patients, public health departments, laboratory testing entities, PPE suppliers and other key stakeholders,  will no longer have to implement and maintain time- and resource-intensive point-to-point connections and public health agencies will have easy access to the data they need to support an informed response to public health crises. 

By 2030, because of interoperability, clinicians will be able to access a patient's complete health history within their workflow, with no special effort, through trusted data exchange systems, allowing for improved clinical decision making, more thorough care conversations with patients, and more efficient and coordinated delivery of care 

Because of interoperability, patients will receive at least 80% of recommended care by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, preventable medical errors will not be a leading cause of death by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, at least half of EHRs will be rated as having excellent usability by at least half of providers by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers will have the ability to access all of a patient’s current and past EHI in real time. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers, labs and public health will have robust bidirectional exchange to facilitate both emergency/pandemic response and routine public health workflows 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 all stakeholders will be exchanging health data over a national trusted exchange framework providing a single onramp to health data without special effort 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 individuals will actively manage their health with self-management tools that include their care team (regardless of location and system) and data collected by them and about them without special effort. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, we will continuously evaluate and publish reports on treatment and care plan alternatives that lead to optimal treatment plans and novel combinations of therapies improving health and health span. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, orders, results, referrals, discharges, etc. will all be automated and information rich experiences with all care team members fully up to date. 

Because of interoperability, I hope that when I see a new patient in the office by 2025, I can have their complete medical record from day 1. 

Because of interoperability, I hope that by 2025 I can have the option to engage with 3rd parties who can enable me to find ways to live a healthier life in ways and in specifics not offered by the standard EMR. 

Because of interoperability, HCBS (Home and Community Based Service) providers will be paid to share their daily observations of function, cognition, nutrition, medication management and fall risk with medical service providers using standardized data elements from the CMS DEL (Data Element Library) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, transition of care documents to and from Acute and Post-acute care settings will include semantically interoperable data elements leading to improved quality and efficiency with less provider burden by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, people with disabilities will experience health equity no matter where they live or how they connect 

Because of interoperability, adolescents and young adults with cancer will be able to enjoy all the life experiences enjoyed by others their age who don't need to coordinate complex care. 

Because of interoperability, older adults who receive health-promoting services in a variety of non-healthcare settings will get their needs met without needing to master complicated technologies. 

Because of interoperability, patient-researchers will, with informed consent and in compliance with data governance policies and standards, be able to access patient-generated health data (PGHD) to investigate questions of interest to patients/caregivers and develop innovative patient/consumer-focused products and services that improve health outcomes 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers across multiple health systems will have synchronized information and communication allowing for better health outcomes and shared decision making amongst patient and caregivers.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients and their caregivers will be less burdened with being the point of exchange of information which will allow them to focus on their health and living their best lives. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will have easy access to their longitudinal medical record inclusive of all care they have received across the care continuum. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 every state will have an automated public health surveillance system 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 every state will have a statewide health data utility / health information exchange exchanging data with every other state and the federal government 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 every state will be monitoring the same public health measures and parameters and sharing them appropriately with the public, providers, payers, and the federal government in a standard way 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, a consumer can manage their care, request appointments, get test results and check their claims from the same portal on their phone. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I have the ability to customize my consumer experience which allows me to connect all of my EMR portals into one experience. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I will always have access to medical advice that is tailored to my complete/accurate medical history 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, meaningful health care costs are more transparent and available for comparison by the consumer in the application of their choosing. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I will always be alerted when my medical information has been checked for eligibility or payment and I can see where my information was used. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I have the ability to use a consent and authentication provider of my choosing to access all of my health care portals through one app. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I have the ability to use a digital health card that I store in my wallet and my EMR system can read digitally. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, standards around data for the conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play will enable the incorporation of and ability to address the non-clinical elements that impact individual and population health into overall healthcare. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, most prior authorizations are approved digitally and near real time. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, public health data is available to all health care stakeholders required to use, manage and report the data as permitted by the consumer to support the consumer and public health purposes. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, payers and providers have implemented fully integrated, bi-directional data sharing that allow a consumers health information to be available where it is needed, when it is needed for the purposes that the consumer specifies without any special effort.  

Because of interoperability, accessible, affirming, and culturally responsive care will be available to all patients, regardless of their race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, background, status, or zip code. 

Because of interoperability, holistic, patient-centered care coordination will address the social and structural determinants of health that disproportionately effect systemically underserved communities.  

Because of interoperability, inclusive data and research will transform health policy and best practices to advance health equity, so that every person has a fair opportunity to achieve their full health potential. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, providers have a seamless way of tapping into patient data so they can find patients like theirs to determine a diagnosis 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, healthcare will be higher quality, safer, and less expensive 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, all quality measures will be digital  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will be able to share their preferences with providers 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, health information will be received in the right format, in the right context, at the right time with the right applicability. 

Because of interoperability, patients will have access to all of their health information and be able to share it with their providers anywhere and anytime, at no cost, by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, providers will have comprehensive patient health information readily available, regardless of the location of the patient or the originating EHR product. 

Because of interoperability, research evidence will be FAIR by 2030. This includes evidence about clinical best practices as well as evidence about designing, implementing, and measuring how health IT can improve clinical practice.  

Because of interoperability by 2030 EHR vendors will compete on functionality, not on owning patient data. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients, families, caregivers, and clinicians can easily contribute to and share electronic care plans as required. 

Because of interoperability, all individuals will have greater ease accessing and securely sharing their health records by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, digital technologies will empower individuals to safely and securely manage their health by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, digital healthcare technologies will be able to deliver instant access to information and data to inform public health planning and actions by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, trustworthy public and private marketplaces for sharing and re-using health IT (e.g., EHR-supported apps, CDS artifacts) will be in widespread use by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, the national infrastructure will be modernized to support digital technologies by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, measures to assess effective design and safety of EHRs (e.g., Retract-And-Reorder) and other health IT will be in routine use by healthcare systems by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, national/international standards for digital healthcare technology will be established and followed by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patient-generated health data including patient-reported outcomes can be integrated with EHRs and shared between providers who use different health IT platforms. 

Because of interoperability, the time for the widespread adoption of new and updated clinical guidelines will be reduced by over 50% by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, individuals have on-demand access to their health information wherever it is in a convenient and secure manner of their choosing.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, individuals’ privacy preferences follow their data and are seamlessly applied as the data is transmitted and stored across various platforms.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, health IT data storage and exchange vendors implement strong cybersecurity safeguards consistently across a variety of platforms. 

Because of interoperability, I will be able to carry my complete medical record on my phone by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 a new physician will have complete access to my records before I even walk in the office door or pop up in their telehealth queue. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I will never be asked again for a fax number. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I can update my records across disparate care delivery organizations with a few keystrokes rather than a dozen visits and phone calls. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I can see all my own images and films. 

Because of interoperability, we need to have a unique patient identifier before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, I will be able to monetize my deidentified, consented, protected health data and pay for my healthcare costs with the money I make before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, my retinal specialist will be able to see the retinal image created by my primary eye doctor and will not have to take a second image of my retina. This interoperability will be in place before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, I will never again have to fill out a bunch of repeat paperwork at a doctor's office after 2030. 

Because of interoperability, I will have complete access to my patient information in acute setting before 2030 

Because of interoperability, I will have AI will summarize my patients’ chart before 2030 

Because of interoperability, I will have access to digital twin of the patient and have prescriptive real-time advice specific to my patient before 2030 

Because of interoperability all health providers accepting federal funds or insurances are contributing to national information exchanges before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, the evidence to inform healthcare decisions will be instantly available by 2030. 

Because of interoperability by 2030, no more patients will die from adverse reactions to medications 

Because of interoperability by 2030, patient information will be shared along the continuum of care regardless of facility setting 

Because of interoperability by 2030, I will not need to carry a piece of paper along for medical directives 

Because of interoperability, specialty behavioral health providers will extensively participate on HIEs before 2030 and share behavioral and SDOH data with physical health providers 

Because of interoperability, my PCP will be able to extract my health data from providers all across the country from a national HIE before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, physicians and other providers will have access to all a patient's medical records at a moment's notice, by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, large corporations will not be able to claim patients' medical data are "trade secrets," by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, duplicate services like diagnostics that have already been performed in another setting, will be eradicated by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, all Americans will have their end-of-life care wishes honored in every experience across our healthcare system. 

By 2030, radiology imaging will be easily and instantaneously transferred between institutions at the point of care.  Outcome metric would be time from request for imaging to be sent to image availability at the receiving institution. 

By 2030, HIE problems, allergies, surgical history, family history, and social history will be easily reconciled, deduplicated, and imbedded into the institution specific EHR.  Outcome measure would be percent of patients that had outside information brought into the EMR from the HIE. 

By 2030, ordering, prior authorization, and documentation for specialty medications and DME will be handled in a purely electronic manner end to end and from within the EMR.  Outcome measure to include time from order placement to receipt of therapy by the patient. 

By 2030, we will be able to electronically cancel medications no longer needed from the EHR to all outpatient pharmacies and maintain a more comprehensive medication list across institutions.   

By 2030, we will enable the ability for improved interaction between the EHR and outpatient laboratories to include lab order cancellation , deduplication of orders, routing of a single lab result to multiple providers (preventing three CBCs being done on the same patient at the same time with different results on the same patient), and importation of lab results done at other institutions into our EHR.  Outcome measures to include reduction in redundant labs performed on patients. 

By 2030, we will improve the quality of care for our patients by enabling a baseline foundation of drug - lab monitoring for both a list of common drugs that require monitoring (such as diuretics and renal function, thyroid medication and tsh) and high risk drugs that require monitoring (lithium, warfarin, etc) to improve the health or our patients and enable multiple stakeholders (health systems, labs, pharmacies) to work together to achieve improved patient outcomes.  

Because of interoperability, biosurveillance will allow us to be prepared for the next pandemic before 2030.

Because of interoperability, before 2030, assisted living facility care providers, managers and specified family members are an integral part of the patient's health information network, and can therefore contribute positively to the patient's care.  

Because of interoperability, my immunizations given by my employer (in the employee health EHR) will be visible in the EHR of my primary care provider AND I will have an electronic copy for my own records before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, my mother won't need to carry an index card in her purse with her medications since all of the providers and pharmacies of her choosing will know EXACTLY what medications she has been prescribed and have been refilled even when she is living in more than one state by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, no individual will ever need to know which EHR is used by each of their providers before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, clinicians will be better served to take care of patients and usable platforms will delight clinicians, patients and administrators with seamless interoperability before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients/members will have the ultimate control over their data - not the government, not the payers, not the providers, not commercial marketers, not social media,  etc. thanks to better governance and security controls. 

Because of interoperability, I want to be able to schedule my appointment online and receive acceptance of my appointment 

Because of interoperability, I want to be able to view and download my medical record 

Because of interoperability, I want to understand the commonly used medical terms and codes by referring to a composite clinical data dictionary 

Because of interoperability, I want to view and download my drug history from all sources or perhaps individually from all providers at first. 

Because of interoperability, I want to view and download my vaccination history from all sources or perhaps individually from all providers at first. 

Because of interoperability, I want to see the underlying codes and definitions used in my medical record, e.g., LOINC, NLM concept identifiers, if I want to see them. 

Because of interoperability, I want to be able to download and view all images in my medical record and history, and see them using a common imaging format reader, e.g., DICOM 

Because of interoperability, I want to pose questions regarding my health care to my provider and received answers using images I send e.g. from my cellphone 

Because of interoperability, I want to see my providers (and all providers) price list for all services having a charge--in a downloadable format, e.g., csv. 

Because of interoperability, I want to understand the codes, terminology and charges/costs on my insurance company perhaps using the composite clinical data dictionary. 

Because of interoperability, I want to see and be able to compute from the provider price list, the charge, my cost, and my insurance company's cost. 

Because of interoperability, I want to see contact information both web and phone-- from all providers and insurers in a common format suitable for download 

Because of interoperability, all clinicians will have complete digital access to the health records of all Americans, including physician office, hospital, ambulatory clinic, and insurance records before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 all Americans will have complete access to all their medical records, including their medication list, laboratory and imaging data, and notes, as well as complete access to their insurance records 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will have the same confidence in being able to reliably and quickly access my health data as I do my financial data.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to see everyone who has access to my health data. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will have a central view of all of my data that exists in multiple provider systems in order to create a comprehensive picture of my health. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to make corrections to my health record in one system (ex: add an allergy) and have it reflected across all providers I visit at multiple organizations. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will receive proactive notifications about my health from providers, reminding me about basic preventive health visits and activities. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to easily, reliably, and automatically add activity information about my lifestyle, exercise, and diet to my medical record. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to use augmented reality to look at a menu and get diet facts including alerts on allergies or food items that might put my life at risk to due to health conditions. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to use augmented reality with my mobile devices to create long-term visualizations of my moles and skin conditions as they change over time. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to easily grant up-to-date access to my health record to a spouse or loved one who is designated as an emergency contact or caregiver. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to create a secure vault of my health information which I can authorize or decline access to in order to manage my protected health information. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to safely grant access to portions of my health record for the purposes of specific research studies. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to receive automated notifications from my provider when newer, more effective medications for my conditions are available so that I might schedule a visit to review. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 we will be able to correctly identify a single patient across disparate medical systems… patients will be the center of care; patients will be the center of data sharing. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to scan UPC codes at a grocery store to cross-check the ingredients against my allergies. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to determine not only which patients are compliant with a quality measure, but also alert providers to specific actions they can take to help close care gaps. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 I will be able to receive automated alerts from medical devices of loved ones from whom I am a caregiver. For example, should my mother fall, I would want to receive an automated alert from her Apple Watch so I know to check on her. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 we will be able to obtain real-time diagnosis information across providers, cities, and states to help us better monitor outbreaks like COVID-19. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 my provider will not need to stay up all night writing text notes after work. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 computers will assist providers in rendering care as opposed to being used for "operations accounting." We will have created truly "usable" methods of interacting with data capture and portray of large volumes of data. 

Because of Interoperability, Insurance providers will no longer need to request clinical data for payment before/by 2030. Currently, many insurance providers request back up documentation, patient reported outcome measures and other "documentation" that is already part of the patient record, yet everybody has their own version of collecting the information making it an extreme administrative burden.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will receive the correct dosage of medication based upon their personal pharmacogenetics profile. 

Because of interoperability, 200 patients in the US with the same rare disease, from 150 different provider systems and 7 different EMRs, will be able to hit a button to direct release of their clinical data, labs, and notes to a 3rd party research entity (biotech, nonprofit, or research project) by hitting a button and providing an electronic signature for their consent, AND the data will be transferred electronically, instantly, in a common format with a common data model, and common consent, enabling patient-directed data sharing, without the patronizing "protection" of hospitals or academic institutions; AND the hospital will be protected from liability if they comply and subject to fines and penalties if they do not. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 all patients and care teams will have ready access to (and successfully use) evidence-based guidance (and tools to help implement that guidance) so that care delivery and related efforts to achieve patient health goals are more effective and effective (e.g., as reflected by achieving Healthy People 2030 objectives and ONC 2020-25 Strategic Plan Objectives) 

Because of interoperability, there will be full integration of ordering genetic tests and reporting of results in electronic health systems before/by 2030 which will enable patient portability, the exchange of orders/ results readily between providers and complex laboratories, and inclusion of pertinent health information within clinician workflows for improved clinical care planning, health system performance, and patient satisfaction. 

Because of interoperability, I will no longer need to handwrite my notes for the nursing staff to brush my patients teeth and handwrite prescriptions to give to the Director of Nursing in the nursing home where I provide oral care before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability Insurer remittance will have its own standards to reduce use of paper mailed to patients and providers. 

Because of interoperability, customers will not have to fill out duplicate past medical history forms/documents several times on a clipboard/paper at the same medical care visits before 2030 

Because of interoperability of health data, before/by 2030, everyone that is part of a care team will have accurate, up-to-date patient medication list prior to providing care. 

Because of interoperability, patients will no longer be lost in the healthcare system, because their data will guide them. 

Because of interoperability, patients will be able to send their own medical records and test results to a new provider in less than 5 minutes before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, patients will be able to access ALL of their medical records in one location before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, patients can request their medical record be updated once and the correction will be made in all records before/by 2030  

Because of interoperability, ambulances will shuttle patients in need of acute care using optimized traffic routes and real-time updates of ER and inpatient bed capacities at local hospitals, before/by 2030. 

Patient mediated interoperability will empower patients, improve medical care and save billions of dollars eliminating double testing and mismatch records. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 HHS will seamlessly exchange information between health systems, and human services systems. 

Because of the interoperability of electronic health data, before 2030, everyone on a patient’s health care team, regardless of health care encounter type/location, will be able to access via the EHR a patient’s historical and current tobacco use status. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, physicians will provide more personalized care to patients as a result of easily accessible, patient-level synthetic data that fully preserves privacy. 

Because of interoperability, LTPAC patients and residents will have their own medical record data (including the resident/patient assessment data that CMS requires) and such data will be transferred as they traverse the healthcare system and into the community where they receive home and community based services before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers and CBOs will be able to provide or coordinate timely health and social supports services that are directly tied to improving quality of life, safety and health outcomes 

Because of interoperability, patients leaving a hospital will have their pertinent records and care plan sent directly to their provider and relevant caregivers provide clear actionable directions for services and prescriptions needed within the next 72 hours, before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients will only need to have one login and password for all of their health care applications, portals or on-line information.   

Because of interoperability, before 2030 the administrative cost of healthcare will be significantly reduced and individuals will have more seamless access to care with standardized data exchange between clinicians and payers.   

Because of Interoperability, physician orders are all electronically submitted to both the facility and pharmacy before/by 2030.   

Interoperability has also reduced readmissions to the hospital by utilizing remote monitoring and automatic EMRalerts, enabling care teams to triage a change of condition before acute care is needed.  

Interoperability has also enabled care teams to have accurate transfer information from our facility to the hospital by integrating specific aspects of EHR of patients between the acute unit and post-acute transfers.   

Because of improved interoperability the number of patient identification/patient matching errors across the U.S. healthcare system will be driven to effectively zero before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health care providers will be able to submit patient disability information electronically through their EHR to a HIE in a standardized format for state's department of health and private disability insurance processing, doing away with the heterogeneity of paper forms that are currently submitted. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 Americans will be enabled to establish a secure, complete and accurate longitudinal health record that is easily retrieved from all sources of health information - so they can do what they want with it in a privacy preserving way. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030, Black birthing people will have a more respectful and responsive system of pregnancy and postpartum care to improve birth outcomes.  

Because of interoperability, an individual patient's medical record can be retrieved and consolidated from multiple disparate health organizations because of use of a universal unique patient identification codes, by 2030. 

Because of interoperability and privacy, as a pathologist, I will be confident that patients will have access to their results in a timely fashion, but I will have a little bit of time before they are released to a portal to ensure the physician sees all life threatening results before their patient.   By 2030, we will have learned that privacy and patient safety are not the enemies of interoperability and our laws and technology will have adjusted accordingly. 

Because of interoperability, increasing "traceability" of test results, and incorporation of traceability into the data model of test representations, results from tests that are similarly traceable can be safely displayed and trended together across provider organizations, and processed by the same decision support rules and machine learning models.  

Because of interoperability of health data, before/by 2030 all quality measure reports pertaining to providers and payers will be fully API based using FHIR and legacy/historical way of submitting quality measures are no longer used to measure and report performance. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, there will be addons to electronic medical records that apply artificial intelligence algorithms to the reams of data available to clinicians to filter and highlight what is or is potentially important for them to see 

Because of interoperability, before or by 2030, there will be addons to electronic medical records that will crawl around in the background searching for critically ill hospital patients who are statistically at high risk for getting sicker and alerting clinicians to both the increased risk (for DIC for example) and humanly imperceptible changes in lab work and/or nursing observations showing that the patient may be beginning to head for the drain. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030, radiology image sharing will occur between all healthcare facilities in an easily readable format to avoid duplication of care and improve continuity of care.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, EMS agencies in the country will be able to routinely receive follow/up information on 75% of the patients they transport to hospital.  

Because of interoperability, patient will verify identity once and will be able to use their identity credentials across the health system for healthcare access and data exchange.  

Because of interoperability, physicians and nurses will not need to do clerical paperwork to complete a Death Certificate but rather participate with properly documenting the cause and helping the family.  

Due to the implementation of interoperability in the healthcare ecosystem, before 2030, patients/individuals will be able to safely and securely receive their health information quickly and easily on a mobile app of their choice.  

Because of interoperability consumers will be responsible for their own health data by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patients will no longer need to wait for their follow up appointment to review test results of any kind.  Their test results will be available with explanation and support standing by, on or before 2030. 

Because of interoperability before/by 2030, clinicians will improve efficiency of transitions of care due to the CMS mandate that all clinicians with an NPI must publish their DIRECT email address or other HIPAA compliant health information exchange information on NPPES.  

Because of interoperability before/by 2030, clinicians are able to reconcile medications and prevent numerous adverse drug events. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, clinicians will be able to receive and send referrals electronically, thus allowing treatment to proceed in a mor timely manner.  

Because of interoperability before/by 2030, clinicians will have immediate electronic access to critical health information for every patient no matter where the clinician or the patient is located. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients can finally parent their own medical records that have been fostered with EHR vendors in silos. 

Because of interoperability, the electronic dental record and the electronic medical records for patients I see in the nursing home for oral care are connected by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, there will be the ability to systematically and routinely have bi-directional information flow between pre-hospital electronic patient care reports (ePCRs) and hospital electronic health records (EHRs) before/by 2030.  Such capability will lead to integration of standardized pre-hospital data and the hospital and clinic EHRs. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the industry will realize the benefits of digital transformation: reduced costs, better outcomes, better experience for patients and providers and start to see the elimination of wasted healthcare spending. 

Because of interoperability, all patients will know how to access their own entire and complete health record before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability coupled with fully accurate patient identification, no patient will visit a physician for clinical care without having their complete and accurate medical information accessible. 

Because of interoperability, no patient will receive clinical care without the caregivers being aware of their privacy wishes concerning their clinical information. 

Because of Interoperability health information will be received accurately in the right format, in the right context, at the right time with the right applicability before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I won’t have to remember my mother’s list of medications in an emergency.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, the most vulnerable populations will have informed control over their own health care decisions. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I will be able to know who accessed my protected health data and when.  

Because of interoperability, high risk conditions, chronic diseases, and misuse of medications will be identified earlier by integrating dental, behavioral health, and medical data by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 health outcomes will be improved through the collection and integration of quality SDOH data with medical, dental, behavioral health, and human services data. This integration will enable a whole-person centered approach and allow care teams to make appropriate direct referrals for support and know whether and how services are used. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 healthcare will become safer and more effective since the integration of real-time data, regardless of delivery modality (in-person, telehealth, app-based, patient-generated), will ensure providers and first responders have a complete picture of their patient's relevant history to inform decisions. 

Because of interoperability, transition of care and incident management data will be available to providers and care teams in real-time and integrated with other medical data, facilitating improved case management and care plans for patients in long term care before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 targeted population health initiatives related to early detection of exposure risks (e.g., lead, disease) will be possible with integration of medical and human service data, identifiable by geographical area. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 improvements to quality monitoring of health initiatives, managed care entities, payers, providers, etc. will be possible due to capture and integration of standardized clinical and human services data. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, the longitudinal healthcare record will be able to be accessed by those authorized and involved in both clinical and ancillary care so that everyone, that is part of a care team, and supportive ecosystems, will have accurate, up-to-date, clinical information enabled by a knowledge management framework to provide optimized care, resulting in better sustainable outcomes and assist in making decisions about care, in near real time. HHS will be able to do near real time research into interactions, interventions, and public safety alerts. Privacy and security will be embedded in the value-stream and keep "Bad Actors" away from seeing or catching a glimpse of PHI. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare providers will be able to order a laboratory test from any laboratory using the same test name.   

Because of interoperability, the need for a national unique healthcare identifier was realized and the prohibition against this contained in section 510 within the Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill was rescinded by 2024. 

Person-centered mediated data exchange will future proof information exchange by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 BPHC would like for all 1400 health centers and provider sites in the Health Center Program to be able to integrate clinical data with data clinical and non-clinical data sources across the health care continuum (eg, hospitals, specialty providers, departments of health, health information exchanges (HIEs), care coordinators, social services/housing/ food/transportation organizations) to optimizing care coordination and workflows.   

Because of interoperability, providers will have a clear picture of the whole of person who they are providing care for including their self-reported sexual orientation, gender identity, race, preferred language, etc.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, school nurses and public health nurses will have access to accurate, real-time medical information from healthcare system EHRs to aid in providing efficient and effective health care. 

Because of interoperability, all vitals will be electronically submitted from device to the EHR by 2020. 

Because of interoperability, 2D barcodes on all units of use will allow expiration checks during compounding and BCMA and allow lot tracking 

Because of interoperability, patient safety will be improved because critical patient data such as allergies, home medications, immunizations will be more standard and easily accessible and viewable without depending on patient or family member memory or notes and without caregivers having to open a number of systems to access the data.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health IT systems will be able to communicate images, image annotations, and image analysis results together with rich descriptive metadata using DICOM web services and integrate image-derived information into the electronic health record via a FHIR interface.  

Because of interoperability, personalized medicine will transform healthcare before/by 2030. 

Better detection of chronic conditions will surface in a more timely manner for patients at risk  

Through the implementation of interoperable information systems,  before/by 2030 the treating clinician for any patient receiving care in any setting in the United States will have full and unrestricted access to all relevant medical records needed for that patient's care through the electronic health record . 

Because of interoperability, better predictions on future conditions will be made by predictive analytics because patient history will be easy to access and process. 

Because of interoperability, before/ by 2030 connected devices in healthcare will play major role in getting PHI information to care team to so they can intervene before time.  

Because of interoperability, opioid treatment plans and opioid tapering plans will be accessible to any health care professional caring for a patient, regardless of care setting. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will have full control over their entire health record. 

Because of interoperability, I will be able to store my comprehensive digital health record on my phone or have it easily accessible on my phone by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, we will have innovative new tools to proactively address health disparities before 2030.  

Because of interoperability, healthcare operating rules will incorporate patients/member data exchange before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, prior authorizations will be conducted in real time before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, patients will be able to engage in healthcare as a retail experience (online, and in real-time) before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patients will know the true cost of care and their payment responsibility when scheduling a service before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patients, their providers and their plans will have real time access to all of a patient’s administrative and clinical data to manage and coordinate care before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, providers will improve health outcomes due to more informed patient decision-making and care coordination from data accessibility before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, all healthcare billing and payment transactions will be conducted electronically before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, paper claims and checks will be eliminated in healthcare before/by 2030.  

BECAUSE OF INTEROPERABILITY EVERY CLINICIAN, GLOBALLY THAT IS PART OF A PATIENT CARE TEAM WILL, HAVE ACCESS AND CURRENT INFORMATION OF PATIENT CARE SUMMARY RECORDS (PCSR) 

BECAUSE OF INTEROPERABILITY PATIENT WILL HAVE ACCESS TO HER/HIS MODIFIED PATIENT CARE SUMMARY RECORDS AS NECESSARY UTILIZING ANY TECH/MOBILE/INTERNET AVAILABLE.   

Because of interoperability, clients will be able to carry their entire health record using blockchain technology. Interoperability will allow clients to be monitored, diagnosed, and treated remotely using digital wearables. Interoperability will allow applications for augmented/virtual reality for treatment. 

Pagers are no longer used as a communication device. 

Pathologists will guide therapeutic management choices same day, not a day or weekend later. 

There's a robust marketplace of medical software applications, breaking the Epic/Cerner oligopoly, so that clinicians and their institutions can choose from a wide range of highly usable apps that use patient-derived data to make it easier and more efficient to care for patients in high quality ways. 

All data elements in a pathologist's synoptic cancer report will be available as for downstream use by EHRs and cancer registries as discrete, machine-readable, and SNOMED-encoded elements. 

A patient will be able to send a DICOM file (or something else??) of their digital pathology images to any hospital in the United States and that hospital's pathologist will be able to review the images. 

Telepathology for either primary diagnosis or for expert consultation in difficult cases will become routine. 

A patient getting laboratory testing will be able to query their insurance provider and get a reasonable estimate of the cost to them of this testing. 

Many more tests will produce results that are traceable to standardized reference materials and reference methods. The data model for tests will include traceability. Results from tests that are standardized in the same way can be displayed and trended together across provider organizations, and processed by the same decision support rules and machine learning models. 

Pagers are no longer used as a primary means of inter-hospital communication by 2030. 

Health IT platforms will be designed primarily for communication and collaboration. Business transactions and compliance functionality will be secondary rather than central functions. 

will be established seamless data querying mechanisms for public health actions. 

will be established real time big data research tools on a national/international level while protecting individual privacy and security. 

All stakeholders of interoperability are identified with clearly stated interests in lab interoperability. (e.g. regulatory agencies (ONC, FDA, CMS), diagnostic device/kit vendors, laboratorians, clinicians, and public health and health services researchers). The superset of the partially overlapping goals of these individual constituencies is identified 

Because of interoperability, I can now confidently interpret laboratory test results from external EHRs.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 there will be a universal patient identifier (biometric or otherwise) that will assure the correct patient will always be identified at any healthcare provider anywhere in the U.S.  

laboratory results will be able to be shared in a manner that uniquely identifies the method, device, and laboratory that produced it, including whether the result is traceable to an international reference material. 

laboratory reporting for notifiable diseases will be entirely electronic at the national, state, and local level. 

pathology reports will be human and machine readable.  

a patient will be able to send their digital pathology images to any hospital in the United States and that hospital's pathologist will be able to review the images. 

there will be new patient-centric data standards (eg. standard universal patient ID). 

patient data will become portable in a secure manner. 

there will be a robust coding system we would commit to to make pathology/lab-medicine data as specific as possible and standardized as much as possible. 

lab results will be incorporated into the patient chart and portal 

medication history will flow between primary, specialty, hospital, and pharmacy across state lines 

dynamic, vetted patient education databases will be accessible through portals 

it will be easier for all providers to close referral loops and support coordination of care across places of service 

data for public health initiatives will be available for collection, aggregation, and analysis 

reduce delays in getting appropriate treatment, medications, tests, procedures when providers have right information, on right person, at right time from complete medical history 

Because of interoperability by 2030 everyone that is part of a care team will be able to order the right test on the right patient at the right time 

Because of interoperability, physicians will be able to order lab tests without confusion due to standardized naming conventions before 2030. 

Because of interoperability,  a performing lab's order and result naming conventions appear as exactly as sent from that performing lab for the exact same test across all information systems (EHRs, LISs, Public Health, research systems, data warehouses, LTC, SNF, HIEs, etc) before/by 2030 to reduce the variability of names for the same item. 

Because of interoperability, along with standards and implementation guidance to allow for the granular tagging and segmentation of sensitive data, patients will be able to direct the sharing of their personal health information across the care ecosystem in a manner that respects patient privacy and choice and promotes quality care in an equitable manner by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 all new laboratory tests implemented in clinical and public health laboratories will be named using the same naming scheme, to allow providers at different institutions to order and interpret tests appropriately, based on the test name.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare providers will be able to order a laboratory test from most laboratories using the same test name. 

Because of interoperability, digital referrals will reduce wait times, data entry errors and improve patient satisfaction, while enabling system-wide resource load-balancing.  

Because of interoperability, medical care will be safer by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will truly own their health information. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 medical help will reach those in need. 

Because of interoperability, everyone who is responsible for ordering tests/procedures while providing care will be able to order the right laboratory test for the right patient-centered need because all laboratory test names will be the same regardless of testing site; the names will include information needed for the care team to make the right choice before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, data must be reported by the “source of truth” and appropriately sourced (whomever first collects the data) reporting will be a governance/certification requirement 

Because of interoperability, variance will be limited.  All laboratory result reporting will be electronic using HL7 structured data standards (V2, CDA, FHIR) instead of only .pdf files.  Vendor specific requirements must be harmonized for standard electronic result reporting.  

Because of interoperability, all laboratory directory of services (DOS) will be electronic (eDOS) using FHIR. Vendor specific requirements must be harmonized for standard electronic DOS. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will be empowered to more easily engage with and utilize their health data as data moves more freely across settings, platforms, and via APIs.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, harmonized content and classification standards will support more automated transactions that require clinical and administrative data. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, principles from the Framework for a National Strategy on Patient Identity will aid in the development and implementation of a national strategy to support accurate patient identification and matching for 100% of the US population. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients will have the ability to granularly select which sensitive data elements may be shared or withheld depending on their privacy preferences when sharing electronic health information 

Because of interoperability, all patients will be assured that their health record entries regardless of source can be made available (pushed) to authorized endpoints in real-time. 

Because of interoperability all patients will be able to retain and access their complete longitudinal health record including entries from all their providers in a single datastore (forming a single source of truth), such as a personal health record (PHR) or health record bank (HRB) account. 

Because of interoperability Clinicians will [have access to record entries in personal health records or health record bank accounts  with patient permission as the single source of truth for that individual]. 

Because of interoperability patients and all authorized end users/uses] will [be able to verify proper identification of all actors (individuals, organizations, systems and devices), captured in the patient health record]. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will only be granted access to patient health record content elements based on principles of minimum necessary and specific need-to-know. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to verify the source and provenance of patient health record content elements, with traceability to point of origination and including who captured (human, device or software), what was captured (data content and context), when captured (date/time), where captured (physical location, network address, device ID) and why captured (purpose, rationale). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will [be able to verify whether health record content elements have an accountable human author (with role and credentials). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will [be able to verify the relationship of health record content elements with clinical (and other) actions taken i.e., who did what when where and why. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to verify whether a collection of patient health record content elements, such as a ˜patient summary™, were composed by a human author or instead assembled by software algorithm. 

Because of interoperability all authorized end users/uses will [be able to distinguish whether received patient health record content is a: Patient summary (intelligently-generated compilation/summarization of data over a specified period of time) or rather a Patient record snapshot (data dump at a point in time). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be assured, via AI or other algorithms and methods, that health record content elements received from multiple sources is appropriately scrubbed of duplicative data fragments. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to accurately establish the relationship between health record content and its context.   

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to verify health record content in terms of time orientation (date/time of occurrence, chronology, sequence), and in terms of: What has happened: past, retrospective; or What is now in progress: present, concurrent; or What is anticipated, planned: future, prospective. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish if health record content elements been formally verified (or not) with evidence of verification, verifier(s), date(s)/time(s) and method(s).  For example: Data verified after being captured via automated devices/software; and/or Data verified after entry (e.g., student entry reviewed/verified by a preceptor); and/or Data verified via a formal reconciliation process (e.g., medications, vaccinations, allergies, problems/ diagnoses). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will [be able to distinguish which patient health record content element(s) have been updated from their original values with evidence of update, who updated, prior state(s), effective date(s)/time(s).  For example: Clinical data values whose prior state might have triggered one type of clinical decision versus current values which might have triggered another (alternate or potentially opposing) type of clinical decision. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish which patient health record content element(s) have: Remained unaltered (maintaining fidelity to original/source content); or have Been altered/transformed from source content/representation 

Because of interoperability All clinicians will be assured that what the author of clinical content (another clinician) saw/intended at the point of origination is the same as what they (the consuming clinician) sees at each ultimate point of access/use of that same clinical content.  This includes clinical context, provenance, clinical action taken, chronology, method and purpose of capture, rationale... 

Because of interoperability All users will be assured that patient health record content elements can be traced forward (from their source/point of origination downstream to each ultimate point of access/use) and traced backward (from each point of access/use upstream to the source/point of origination). 

Because of interoperability All users will be assured that each patient health record entry has an audit trail notation corresponding to each event in its lifecycle (e.g., origination, amendment/update, verification/attestation, exchange (transmit/receive), access/use, encryption/decryption, transformation/translation (e.g., from source representation to exchange artifact representation to receiver representation, from one human language to another)...). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish which patient health record content element(s) are noted as complete versus partial/pending. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to verify whether the method and purpose of data capture is compatible with the intended purpose of use. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish which patient health record element(s): Have characteristics in common with like data; Allowing ready comparison (correlation/trend-ability) with like data. Such data characteristics may include similar/same context and data definition - e.g., element name(s), data type(s), range, input/display/storage format, unit(s) and scale of measure, method and purpose of capture. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish which patient health record content element(s) were sourced as structured (coded) content or not. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to distinguish if/how externally-sourced patient health record content is integrated (or not) into the receiver’s health record (e.g., EHR). 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to establish if/when the patients current medication list was reconciled, including the human author/verifier (with role and credentials), when and where it occurred, whether it includes prescription as well as over-the-counter medications. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to establish if/when the patients current vaccination list was reconciled, including the human author/verifier (with role and credentials), when and where it occurred. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to establish if/when the patients current medication allergy list was reconciled, including the human author/verifier (with role and credentials), when and where it occurred. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to establish if/when the patients current allergy list was reconciled, including the human author/verifier (with role and credentials), when and where it occurred. 

Because of interoperability All authorized end users/uses will be able to establish if/when the patients current problem/diagnosis list was reconciled, including signs and symptoms if appropriate and including the human author/verifier (with role and credentials), when and where it occurred. 

Because of interoperability, complete, comprehensive and person-centered information set is available for decision-making by individuals, patients, and caregivers alike and can be measured before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, users have more complete, usable and integrated data sets to make health related decisions before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, health care workflows are integrated to a greater degree before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, volume measures for data transfer and access are well coordinated with measures of usability, data quality, and data integration.  Measures of access to source records are preferable to measures of data transfer in this process. 

Measurement of interoperability before/by 2030 should focus on achievement of results, more than technical methods or processes.   

Before/by 2030 everyone on the care team -- clinicians, patients, caregivers and others -- should have the power to access and contribute to a comprehensive and collaborative care plan for the patient. 

Before/by 2030, interoperability will empower health care staff, payor staff, patients, and their caregivers via standards-based apps that are able to use information including real-time information from multiple sources across the health care system. 

Because of interoperability, clinicians are powered by a truly learning health system.  When a clinician makes a health care decision, he/she is fully informed with access to the patient’s comprehensive longitudinal record, the most up to date best practices and guidelines, information about the patient and is able to use innovative state of the art clinical decision support (CDS) tools that can plug into any EHR. 

Because of interoperability, in a disaster, real-time information about what and where problems are, what resources are needed, and what resources are available and where are at the fingertips of professionals needing it the most.  

Because of interoperability, the ability to be responsive to changing needs of health care including during disasters and the ability to quickly code innovative solutions that are data informed with easy to use standard health care APIs, is possible. 

Because of interoperability, a patient’s full immunization history is easy to access and appropriately sharable.  A parent also has easy access to a child’s immunization history and last physical and can appropriately share it. 

Because of interoperability, advance directives are available when and where they are needed to ensure a patient’s wishes are known and followed.  Even if a patient is unconscious, their longitudinal medical records and advance care wishes are easily accessible. 

Before/by 2030, electronic health records cannot be used by abusers, hackers or criminals to access information about patients, care team members, or other victims.   

Because of interoperability, truly interactive, collaboratively shared electronic health records exist in which patients can respond to their records with both corrections and feedback. 

Because of interoperability, agile health care systems will keep up with the latest advances before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, health information is accessible and sharable from outside of the health care setting when authorized by social services, environmental, financial, and school personnel for example. 

Because of interoperability, seamless data sharing follows predictable rules and protections for privacy and security regardless of who holds or uses it. 

Because of interoperability, clinician burden is reduced and health care staff is empowered to do their jobs better.  Improved clinician and health care staff satisfaction results. 

Because of interoperability, manual work by researchers in obtaining data and consents is reduced.   

Because of interoperability, the ability for researchers to easily build and test electronic clinical decision support interventions in multi-site studies using standards-based apps, is a reality. 

Because of interoperability, machine learning and AI for better clinical decision support is enabled. 

Because of interoperability, seamless identification and authorization of users is embedded in the health care system.  This will not have to be done over and over in the system. 

Because of interoperability, all health care participants are connected.  This includes post acute care, small providers and those outside of health care. 

Because of interoperability, health care data is not only available but it is identified, ordered, reconciled, summarized, matched, and cleaned to allow meaningful sharing of information and not noise. 

Before/by 2030 and because of interoperability and automation, referrals disappear behind the scenes.   

Because of interoperability, waiting room time and time waiting for appointments is reduced.  

Because of interoperability, the ability to proactively detect patients that are at risk or need follow up across the care continuum based on real time availability of a comprehensive dataset is commonplace. 

Because of interoperability, structured data for narrative results (positive/negative outcome) is available, in addition to narrative results. 

Before/by 2030, an unhackable health care interoperability infrastructure will be in place. 

Before/by 2030 and because of interoperability, full support for caregivers empowering them to help navigate their loved one’s care from wherever they are will be a reality.  

Because of interoperability, streamlined automated consents exist across the health care ecosystem.  Consents will be electronically presented in workflow when needed, so they do not become an obstacle to data flow.  

Because of interoperability, there will be better granularity of health care sharing so that patients and families with complex sharing challenges can participate and benefit from interoperability without being compromised or stigmatized.   

Because of interoperability, a full ability for parents of adolescents to be empowered with electronic information about their child’s health care while not compromising the adolescent’s right to privacy will exist.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 all case report data available in EHRs will be available to Public Health at all levels as soon as it is documented. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every individual’s complete immunization history will be available to Public Health and the individual’s care team to support prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 inter-jurisdictional collaborative response to outbreaks and pandemics will be streamlined and support international collaborations. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every newborn will have early hearing screen results available to Public Health so that they can receive the critical follow up, care and support that affected infants and their family’s need.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every newborn will have their newborn metabolic screening results available for health care professionals to use, informing clinical care and improving quality of life.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every child diagnosed with a birth defect will be known to Public Health to support critical follow up, care and support that affected individuals and their families need. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every person diagnosed with cancer will be able to share their data with clinicians and Public Health as needed to support their access to the best possible support, care and treatment. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 every individual will have the freedom to share work information for themselves and their family with their providers to tailor the health care and support they receive to their specific situation. 

Because of interoperability, transitions of care will include structured patient work information and that information can be used for clinical decision support and public health activities before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 all U.S. Public Health jurisdictions will be receiving reportable lab reports using one HL7 standard message for electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) to increase quality and timeliness of reporting for better and faster identification of reportable conditions to improve public health decisions for prevention and control.  

Because of interoperability, U.S. Public Health jurisdictions will see a 98% reduction in paper-based laboratory reporting before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, exchange stakeholders will have confidence in data quality, data integrity, and trustworthiness based on reliable chains of provenance. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients, their providers and health plans will be able to computably track the trajectory of their health information across systems with an understanding of the purposes for which it is shared with recipients along the path, and any modifications made to that information. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health information systems will be capable of immutably associating, directly or by reference, information with its detailed provenance, when it is generated or modified, and if modified or simply resent, persist any previously associated provenance, thereby creating a chain of provenance.   

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients will be able to computably protect the privacy of their sensitive health information at a granular level as it flows across systems, including systems not governed by HIPAA. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, HIT will natively support segmentation as core content management functionality, just like most other industries do now. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, consensus value sets of well-curated sensitive information, including clinical, financial, social service, SDOH, and patient generated information, will be freely available to enable filtering sensitive information for protection. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, appropriately resourced terminology stewards will continuously update and maintain consensus sensitive information value sets to support sharing with protection. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health care policy domains will efficiently stipulate governance for and enforcement of sharing with protection agreements, which are computably discoverable and immutably recorded so that accountability is indisputably attributable.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, individuals will be able to express their privacy, medical, research, and advance directive preferences using computable, standards-based consent directive forms written in plain language. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, stakeholders will have assurance that their privacy and security policies are enforced to ensure that only authorized recipients can collect, access, use, or disclose shared health information in the manner prescribed.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, fully mature HL7 FHIR privacy and security related Resources, including FHIR Consent with Provenance of a signature where required, and Contract where a consent signature is required to be inline, and their security label elements on governed information will be widely adopted and exchanged. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, ONC, CMS and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will require adoption by senders and receivers of fully mature HL7 FHIR privacy and security related Resources 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients and their caregivers will have access to all of their health and SDOH information in standards-based electronic formats written in plain language. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, clinician, payer, and social services provider systems will enable senders to express clinical, payment, and SDOH records in plain language, which will be consumable by patient and their caregiver Apps. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients and their caregivers will have measurably complete and comprehensive person-centered information sets available for decision-making.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, in compliance with the CURES Act, providers, including SDOH providers, and in addition, payers will be capable of generating complete patient electronic health information at patient and caregiver requests. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, and because of CURES Act Information Blocking provisions and the expectations of patient and caregiver customers, patient Apps will be capable of integrating electronic health information sourced from all end points required to comply into a comprehensive person-centered information set written in plain language in support of informed decision-making. 

Because of interoperability, Primary Care, being at the center of care, is able to help navigate patients to different specialties and diagnostics irrespective of care networks and payers to achieve optimal value out of care spending before/by 2030  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, efficient, high quality, paper workflows that improve patient care (both outcomes and patient satisfaction) will be fully replicated (and where possible automated) inside the EHR, across care settings (especially hospital and ambulatory care).  

Because of Interoperability, by 2030, improved patient access to their health data will be aligned with the Triple Aim of Healthcare.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 90% of Americans will have access to their electronic health record through a healthcare App on their smartphone.  

Because of interoperability Clinicians will be assured that patient health record content will be delivered to them in a mode/manner that is trustworthy, timely, concise, in context, relevant, comprehensible, and applicable/action-able. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 All patients will be assured that communication of their health record content will be with them (provider to patient) not just about them (provider to provider), serving to strengthen the bond and facilitate dialogue between carer and cared for. 

Because of interoperability, patients will no longer need to provide basic demographic and medical surgery history information at their initial appointment with a new provider or facility, particularly when those providers and facilities are part of the same healthcare network (corporate parent) before/by 2030. 

Patient Risk Profiles (what) will reside in the (who) HIEs and be accessible by hospitals, PCPs, LTCFs, Rehab Facilities or Patients at home. These profiles will be constantly updated enabling true access and continuum of patient care. 

Because of interoperability, care coordination will be dramatically improved before/by 2030, as data moves across platforms and among service providers in real time to successfully manage care. 

Because of interoperability, the need for paperwork to be completed in the office, hospital etc., will be minimized if not eliminated before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, the patient record will be acquired in advance of an appointment, searchable for history, medications etc. before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers needing to send referrals can electronically share data in real-time. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 transitions of care will be dramatically improved, as patient documentation is readily accessible when the patient moves from one care setting to another. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 there will be improvements in the control of prescription/opioid misuse/abuse and overprescribing and other errors.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will be empowered and in control of their healthcare with the availability of trusted, publicly available, resources and content related to disease and symptoms 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will be empowered and in control of their healthcare with access to medical information, about them, maintained from multiple disparate sources 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will be empowered and in control of their healthcare with the ability to contribute new medical information themselves to be shared with healthcare professionals 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patient's will be empowered and in control of their healthcare and collaborate with traditional and non-traditional healthcare resources across the continuum  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that faxes are no longer used in clinical care 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that delays in treatment are significantly reduced 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that medication adherence is significantly increased 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that duplicate care is significantly reduced  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that administrative costs and time associated with providing care are significantly reduced. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 relevant care team members, public health authorities, patients and other patient-identified applications will have easy and secure access to relevant patient clinical and benefit information from across the healthcare ecosystem to efficiently enable the TEFCA exchange purposes so that the timeliness and completeness of information provided to public health in situations of need is significantly enhanced 

Because of interoperability, our Providers can communicate with entities other than Hospitals and clinics (Home Health Care) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive electronic case reports from 100% of hospitals before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive death reports (both clinical and demographic information) from 100% of hospitals, funeral homes, and medical examiner/coroner offices before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive electronic birth (both clinical and demographic information) from 100% of hospitals before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive Situational Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response Data from 100% of hospitals before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, state governments will be able to receive capacity information from 100% of behavioral health partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health labs will be able to receive test orders from and send results to clinical partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive vaccination records from and send immunization forecasts to clinical partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to participate in interstate data exchange (with other state public health agencies) for immunization, lab and case reporting before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: clinicians will have direct access to personal health records or health record bank accounts “with patient permission“ as the single source of truth for that individual, and as basis for dialog to strengthen the bond between carer and cared for 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: researchers, caregivers, and others will also have access with patient permission to all or selected portions of the HRB PHR record 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to quickly use data exchange to provide response to any all hazard event (infectious disease, chronic disease, opioid use disorder, climate change, natural disasters) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all emergency medicine providers will be able to exchange data with other partners (including public health and hospitals) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all partners needing to exchange patient data will all utilize shared patient matching standards before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all partners needing to exchange patient data will collect and store patient demographic data in the same standard way before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all behavioral health partners needing to exchange patient data and will be able to exchange data with other partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs health facilities will be able to exchange patient data with other partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, social determinants of health data will be populated in CEHRT and be available fully in the USCDI for exchange between partners before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, all partners needing to exchange patient data will be able to leverage TEFCA to avoid having to join multiple exchanges before 2030. 

Because of interoperability (FAST), governance (TEFCA) will be in place to ensure tribal partners and local health jurisdictions will be able to access data critical for their work before 2030. 

Because of interoperability clinical providers and community-based providers will be able to seamlessly exchange data using national standards (including health and community information exchanges each group of partners leverage) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, non-traditional providers (ex: School doing COVID testing) will be able to on-board and submit data to Public Health and other partners in a standardized and easy to integrate process before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be able to receive test orders from providers and securely share newborn screening results back before 2030. 

Because of interoperability patients and exchange partners will be able to leverage state-level healthcare directories for finding and communicating with both clinical partners and community partners before 2030.  

By 2030, public health agencies will be able to access Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participant information nationwide via an interstate hub or other approach that allows verification of enrollment and participation history for WIC participants moving between states. 

By 2030, public health will have bidirectional data exchange between Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics and health care providers to facilitate transmission of anthropometric data (heights, weights), hemoglobin levels, and referrals. 

By 2030, public health will have bidirectional data exchange between Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Management Information Systems (MIS) and state immunization information systems to verify child vaccinations. 

By 2030, there will be a national data linkage between multiple state benefit programs, including Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, etc., to reduce duplication, ease qualification verification, and facilitate participant movement between states. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 any patient will be able to download their imaging studies and have them transferred electronically between any two U.S. health care facilities or offices 

Because of interoperability, the risk of patient harm in the delivery of care will be mitigated before/by 2030 

A patient will be able to easily access their complete electronic health information regardless of the location of the clinical care. 

Respecting patient's privacy preferences, health care providers will be able to access important health information regardless of provider location or Health IT system. 

Patient electronic health records will have a complete and accurate accounting of supplies used in their care, with supply utilization electronically captured in real time using the unique device identifier (UDI) 

Data on supplies used in patient care will be synchronized between patient electronic health records and cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, which will access virtual databases as the source of truth for product data.  

Patients will be notified directly and given instruction on next steps if an implant they received has been recalled. 

Medical devices will be routinely scanned to capture and parse UDI into UDI-DI and UDI-PI. The UDI-DI, UDI-PI, and data from AccessGUDID will be used to automate data exchange between Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Inventory Management (MMIS), EHRs and registries. 

Medical researchers will be able to compare and evaluate the real-world performance of medical devices. 

A repository of clinically equivalent medical devices will be created and available to all stakeholders, providers, researchers, suppliers, patients, and payers. 

All federal agencies, as well as players in the private sector health care field will utilize and share the same identifiers for medical devices to support supply chain continuity, transparency and generate real-world evidence as to their ability to deliver value to specific patient populations. 

Congressional spending will be more focused on improving public health outcomes and medical product safety due to the increased availability of data for making more informed policy decisions.  

Federal agencies will be able to more easily collaborate, standardize, and utilize the data elements, they require be submitted, by their regulated constituencies 

Health care providers will be able to scan the barcode, at the point of use, on a medical device to document device use and determine whether it has been recalled, included in adverse event reports, or is expired. 

Federal agencies will assure health care providers will receive subsidies or incentives to ensure they can scan the information included within medical device barcodes directly into their Health IT systems thereby eliminating manual keying errors. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 dental clinical and administrative data will be included in health information exchange.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 chronic disease management and health promotion will be informed and coordinated to advance health for individuals and populations if appropriate resources and policies are advanced 

Because of interoperability, cancer registries will be able to share data with one another to build a comprehensive record of all cancer cases, deaths, and risk factors and treatment outcomes on a local, state, and national level. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 clinicians and patients will easily report required data to public health experts improving quality of care and reducing healthcare costs. 

Because of interoperability, CDC s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Clinical and Community Data (CODI) will be able to create and share tools that will allow CDC partners to bring together data stored across different sectors and organizations to create individual-level, linked longitudinal records that include individual and community-level determinants of health, clinical and community interventions, health outcomes, and social risk data for chronic disease research, surveillance, and evaluation while preserving privacy before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity will be able to work to create, enhance, and share methods and tools that will allow CDC partners to utilize EHR data integrated across health systems to answer priority obesity, nutrition, physical activity and determinant of health priority questions to understand the distribution and inequities in population health outcomes, risk factors and assets and target decision making to areas of greatest need before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, clinical referrals to public health programming delivered by YMCAs and relevant patient feedback sent back to clinical partners will be a reality before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, Ys (non-health care entities) will be able to receive public health services electronic referrals and provide patient feedback to clinical partners using the Bidirectional Services eReferrals resource profiles with REDCap.  

Because of interoperability, before 2030 health care organizations will be able to implement tools to identify people with or at risk for chronic conditions and refer them to evidence-based chronic disease prevention programs/services offered in the community like the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle intervention.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, key cancer data elements will be collected in EHRs as discrete, coded, and machine-readable data using national terminology standards  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, key cancer data will be able to be shared between EHRs, state and hospital cancer registries, and pathology laboratories as discrete, coded, and machine-readable information using national terminology standards 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, reporting cancer cases that include key cancer data elements from EHRs and pathology laboratories to state cancer registries will be entirely electronic.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patient outcomes will be improved as pathologists report their diagnostic cancer case findings using the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Cancer Protocols, and health systems (e.g., laboratory, EHRs, etc.) will be able to easily exchange these standardized, structured data patient reports with public health, research, and other areas across the health system. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, laboratory results will be able to be shared in a manner that uniquely identifies the method, device, kit, and laboratory that produced it, including whether the result is traceable to an international reference material. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health systems (e.g., laboratory, EHRs, etc.) will collect and store all data elements in a pathologist's synoptic cancer report in discrete, standardized coding, and machine-readable fields for cancer pathology and prognostic factor (biomarkers) data to be made available downstream for real-time use by EHRs and cancer registries. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, health systems (e.g., laboratory, EHRs, etc.), due to the decreasing use of social security number as a patient identifier for health care, a national patient health identifier will be created so that critical health data can be easily exchanged across health care systems that will ensure data are integrated accurately for the patient.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, laboratory systems will implement standardized process for tracking specimen identifiers from point of collection across all laboratories providing interpretation. This will enable all test result findings to be integrated for the patient and tumor. 

Because of interoperability, we are building better chronic disease surveillance systems by 2030 by improving the exchange of data between health systems and CDC. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 health care organization implement tools to automatically identify people with chronic conditions and refer them to CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs for chronic disease prevention 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 healthcare systems and non-healthcare entities (such as YMCA and CDC lifestyle change programs) will implement systems and standards to facilitate bi-directional e-referral between non-healthcare entities 

Because of interoperability, state public health agencies case reporting capabilities will provide federal health agencies with real time syndromic surveillance for national health emergencies by 2030 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 the International Patient Summary will enable cross-border health data exchange worldwide  

Because of interoperability, patients, their healthcare providers, and their pharmacies will be able to use effective medication reconciliation practices by 2030 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients’ care coordination between emergency medical services through to long-term, post-acute care provides each stakeholder with access to data needed to transition patients from one care setting to the next in a standardized, consistent method  

Because of interoperability, social determinants of health data will be accessible in standardized data sets that impact clinical, technical, and regulatory decision-making processes by 2030 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 healthcare providers across the care continuum will be able to measure how the health data exchange they perform impacts their patients’ health outcomes 

Because of interoperability, third-party applications using the FHIR standard will be able to provide patients with effective tools to compare health procedure costs and quality outcomes across multiple care providers in their region by 2030 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 healthcare providers and local public health agencies will be able to improve maternal health disparities through a reliable, scalable, and interoperable method to access electronic health record data for multiple public health and research scenarios  

Because of interoperability, immunization information systems used by public health agencies and electronic health records used by health systems will be able to seamlessly integrate immunization data using the FHIR standard by 2030 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patient demographics will be documented in a standardized, consistent way through the nationwide use of the US Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) by healthcare providers 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I will rest assured that I and my family can securely access and share our health-related data with those who can help us achieve and maintain a healthful, happy and long life. 

Because of interoperability, patients will be able to be more engaged in their healthcare and stakeholders will be able to respond to public health efforts, including surveillance and preparedness by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patient safety will be enhanced since all needed data elements for clinical uses are rigorously defined, collected, and reported electronically before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, public health will be enhanced since all needed data elements for public health uses are rigorously defined, collected, and reported electronically before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patient outcomes will be improved because health systems will be able to easily exchange CAP Cancer Protocols in patient reports as standardized, structured data with public health, research, and other areas across the health system before/by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, large-scale monitoring of commercial assay results by test kit and reagent/calibrator lot will be feasible such that real lot-lot variability is known by vendor.  

Because of interoperability, many more test developers and manufacturers will be incentivized to produce results that are traceable to standardized reference materials and reference methods.  

Because of interoperability, seamless data sharing across systems/organizations is possible to improve patient care coordination, including bi-directional sharing of patient data across health systems and specialties, between health systems and community organizations equipped to provide health services, and between federal health systems (e.g., VA, IHS) and private health. 

Because of Interoperability, there can be seamless integration of pharmacy data into a patient’s health record such that the prescribing provider knows when a prescription has been filled. 

Because of interoperability, seamless data integration is possible such that an individual with identified health and/or social support needs can be connected to a range of social and health services through an open wrong door approach (e.g., a patient who screens positive for food insecurity can be seamlessly connected to applicable social services via data sharing between systems). 

Because of interoperability, new patient intake forms will no longer be used by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, the volume of unnecessary repeated tests will decrease from over 16% of total lab workload to under 3% of total lab workload by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, primary care follow up after an emergency department visit will become a standard practice among PCPs, and we will observe a significant decrease in ED revisits and avoidable hospital readmissions by 2030 

Because of interoperability, there will be a universal way for EHRs to identify patients by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, providers will be able to leverage clinical data sharing mechanisms for the purposes of care coordination across different health institutions and EHRs by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, we will observe a significant reduction in overhead cost per capita in the healthcare system by 2030, as access to complete information will reduce repeat testing, unnecessary procedures, and incorrect diagnoses. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: all health care providers across the continuum will be able to quickly share needed health information on demand and be capable of exchanging patient health data based on universally adopted standards. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: standardized nomenclature has been improved and widely adopted so that all members of a patient's care team can immediately access pertinent, usable clinical data electronically without significant mapping effort. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: participation in critical population health and public health efforts will be considered to be standard of care.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030: privacy rules and electronic patient consent will be standardized nationwide, reducing patient burden and accommodating preferences to share or withhold health information in alignment with federal rules. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: administrative burden related to providing clinical care will be virtually eliminated through the implementation of a standardized electronic prior authorization platform that is integrated with the electronic medical record and other standardized integrated platforms for interactions with payors. 

Because of interoperability, data must be reported by the source of truth and appropriately sourced (whomever first collects the data) reporting will be a governance/certification requirement 

Because of interoperability, state public health agencies (PHA) and local agencies will harmonize state requirements with federal requirements through the CDC/HHS to improve interoperability at the state and federal level.  

Because of interoperability, Public Health reporting will be centralized to CDC or CDC's designated entity; CDC will manage state deviations from the standard result reports laboratories provide to CDC and route state conformant messages to the state PHA.   

Because of interoperability, public health reporting to a centralized platform should not be subjected to a setup, maintenance, and/or transaction fee to a lab.  

Because of interoperability, variance will be limited.  All laboratory result reporting will be electronic using HL7 structured data standards (V2, FHIR) instead of only .pdf files.   

By 2030, the United States will have a hospital reporting infrastructure that allows appropriate, relevant parties access to appropriate, relevant pieces of data in real-time, including hospital capacity, bed availability, and staffing to make better healthcare decisions, and that infrastructure will not require a heavy reporting burden on hospital staff. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 transitions of care will include structured patient work information that can be used for clinical decision support, population health, and public health activities to improve worker health. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patient records can be shared across all care settings “including long term and post-acute care settings“ and arrive before the patient does. 

Because of interoperability, a patient's functional and cognitive status will be part of the medical record by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will be more involved in their own healthcare, which will focus on preventing health issues as much as treating them 

Because of interoperability, healthcare literacy will improve as will patient care by 2030 

Because of interoperability, true remote monitoring of patients can happen by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, there will be simple, clinically relevant reconciliation of a patient's health status that includes input from physicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists and other clinicians involved in caring for that patient by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, clinicians will feel less burdened by documentation and better understand their patients' health data before 2030.  

Because of interoperability, clinicians will spend more time face-to-face with their patients and less time on data entry before 2030.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, hospitals and physicians can truly partner with other healthcare providers who treat patients in their homes even when home is a nursing facility.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, robust and diverse quality measure sets will be developed for all medical specialties, providing wide choice of measures relevant to each provider's practice, and available in digital reporting formats. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, providers' experience using health information technology will significantly improve, resulting in improved productivity for clinicians and more face-to-face time with patients.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, all care team members will have real-time access to the entire patient record before, during and after an episode of care.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, diagnosis and treatment decisions will be primarily driven by medical evidence, resulting in improved outcomes for patients and lower costs for payers.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, broader adoption of innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence and natural language processing will lead to more efficient clinical workflows and improved patient outcomes. 

Because of interoperability, we will be able to optimize clinical management of patients throughout their care journey with shared knowledge to deliver value that matters to the patient before/by 2030 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, hospitals will be able to simultaneously use both "horizontal" EHR platforms and specialized "vertical" applications as if it were all one integrated system. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, clinical data efficiently exchanged for administrative purposes will result in patient empowerment and a dramatically improved care delivery process due to aligned incentives and the deployment of appropriate federally established guardrails that promote uniform solutions. 

By 2030, Telehealth providers will have the same access to patient EMRs as traditional providers. 

By 2030, Seamless cross-institution access to recent imaging will reduce the radiation dose and cost of duplicate studies.  

By 2030, Data generated by personal wellness device sensors (e.g., Fitbit data) will be usefully incorporated in the patient medical record.  

By 2030, Genomic data and social determinants of health will be usefully incorporated in the patient medical record. 

By 2030, EMR-based applications will leverage clinical data to assist decision making and provide personalized management for optimized health outcomes. 

By 2030, Applications will bridge ancillary disciplines and consolidate systems to integrate workflows into a unified interface across device types (e.g., workstations, laptops, tablets, and smartphones) and functions (e.g., PACS, imaging modality, reading workstation, EMR). 

By 2030, A healthcare provider can be granted electronic access by an out-of-state patient to the patient’s health records using the physician's local EMR 

By 2030, AI software developers will have access to clinical datasets for a wide variety of clinical conditions which span a diverse patient population and contain standardized terminology, metadata, and parameters. 

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and share it with family, caregivers, and healthcare providers. 

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and share certain healthcare information, like immunization records when registering for school, in a way that is convenient, secure, verifiable, and up to date.  

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and seek a second opinion from experts, including specialists with access to digital health and AI-based tools, by seamlessly sharing my healthcare records.   

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and understand opportunities to improve my health.  

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and find people like me, make connections, and participate in communities I care about. 

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and discover clinical trials that I can participate in.  

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and donate my data to support research in causes that matter to me.   

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and shop around for the best care, in terms of quality, price, convenience, and other attributes that matter to me.   

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and shop around for an insurance plan that best fits my needs and values.   

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and choose the healthcare providers that best suit my needs, bringing my data with me.  

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and use apps to help me discover, visualize, and better understand the relationships between my lifestyle choices and health outcomes.   

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and be better informed and an equal participant in my care. 

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and access and derive insights form patient-generated data, including wearables and other smart health devices. 

Because of interoperability, I can gather my full healthcare records together and my provider can better manage my care and help me to make the most informed decisions possible based on a view of my full care history.   

Because of interoperability, I can have a complete, accurate, and immediate picture of my patients' health, including all information they've consented to share.  

Because of interoperability, I can have access to the best diagnostic and decision support tools, including easy ways leverage a network of my peers as well as AI-based tools.  

Because of interoperability, I can make sure nothing in my patients' treatment plan slips through the cracks (e.g., no missed adverse drug interactions and contraindications).  

Because of interoperability, I can close the loop on a learning health system that supports research and leverages results from the research.  

Because of interoperability, I can work with my patients to understand their treatment options and make informed decisions.  

Because of interoperability, I can inform clinical decisions with a rich array of remote monitoring and other at-home data (from step counts and blood pressure measurements, to new sensor data and survey instruments).  

Because of interoperability, I can truly participate in patient-centric care by harnessing all relevant data, regardless of the provider or location the data originates from.  

Because of interoperability, I can meet patients where they're at utilizing remote/virtual technologies that bring care to patients, rather than patients to care settings.   

Because of interoperability, I can make sure my patient's data can be transferred accurately, easily, and immediately to other providers as the need arises. 

Because of interoperability, I can better manage my family member's care.   

Because of interoperability, I can share relevant health and medical records and information so they can be accessed and reviewed with members of the care team.   

Because of interoperability, I can work from a shared record available to me and to all members of the care team including caregivers and care partners. 

Because of interoperability, I can have important health information such as immunization records, lab results, and screening due dates in electronic form to update and share as needed.    

Because of interoperability, I can feel more confident that I am doing the right things, because I am well informed and connected to the care team working with the patient whom I'm helping.   

Because of interoperability, I can derive important new insights by combining information shared by patients that is relevant to my research, but expensive or impossible to collect within my own study.  

Because of interoperability, I can reduce research program overhead and better tap into clinical data sources, without large and clunky chart-abstraction efforts. 

Because of interoperability, I can ensure that my research adequately represents the diversity of the whole population, rather than a select few.   

Because of interoperability, I can alleviate health data poverty and the digital health divide by building inclusive and representative datasets for equitable discovery and innovation.    

Because of interoperability, I can reduce time spent normalizing my research data, leaving me more time for research innovation.  

Because of interoperability, I can use expanded data sets available from across sectors of health and life sciences; interoperability breaks down data silos. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, variability in care will be significantly reduced because diagnosis and treatment decisions will be primarily evidence-based, care teams will be more aligned, and patients will be more active participants in their care.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patient health literacy will be greatly improved due to the availability of patient-friendly clinical content that is understandable and aligned with their clinician's diagnosis and treatment plan.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, social determinants of health data will be routinely captured and integrated into EHRs and used to assist in care processes such as clinical decision support. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patient-generated data collected from software used for remote monitoring, syndromic surveillance and real-time bedside monitoring will be routinely used in preventing and mitigating chronic and acute conditions. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, providers and facilities will embrace best practices for data governance through the use of terminology management, resulting in improved data quality that is semantically normalized for true interoperability.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, artificial intelligence-enabled software will be used to harness the power of integrated data for improved quality of care, research and clinical decision-making. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, the adoption of new standards such as FHIR and CDS Hooks will enable more widespread use of clinical decision support to increase the delivery of high-value care and improve patient outcomes.  

Healthcare organizations will no longer need to scan outside health records into the EHR, resulting in significant cost savings and faster access to information.   

Patient generated health data will have a nationally recognized set of standards to ensure patient information can easily and consistently be imported into the EHR.A national patient identifier will be equitably issued to all patients to reduce errors in patient matching and significantly reduce the number of patient safety incidents due to wrong patient matches. 

The CMS Conditions of Participation electronic notification requirements will have established standards for patient matching to efficiently import information into the EHR. 

Patients will have easy access to their electronic health information including access to electronic and archived legacy system data. 

Universally adopted standards for clinical data definitions are established to allow health information to be consumed easily by receiving EHRs.  This enables ˜outside™ data to display in the receiving EHR alongside similar patient data in the local record, and it is machine readable for use in decision support. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, our system will have seamless, timely exchange and access of vaccine data among federal and state vaccine registries and health plans. 

By 2030, interoperable socio-demographic data, including social determinants of health (SDOH) that includes race, ethnicity and Language (REL) and sexual orientation and gender identity (SO/GI) data will be available in a secure and standardized way for appropriate use among health care stakeholders to engage in addressing health equity concerns.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, consumers will be able to access their health information when and where they need it and will be knowledgeable about their conditions and care costs, thereby empowering them with the resources to make better health care/lifestyle choices. 

Because of interoperability by 2030, seamless exchange of standardized data relevant to care coordination and management, including SDOH data, will be available.  

Because of interoperability, we will no longer need to measure transactions, actions, and reactions to interoperable data, and instead, we will measure impact and outcomes. 

Because of interoperability, we will no longer need complex information reconciliation workflows. 

Because of interoperability, automation and intelligence will support clinical decision making across care settings by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, we will stop mining audit logs for insight by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, we don't have to click a checkbox to know there has been a transition of care and health information has been exchanged.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients aren't handed a clip board in the waiting room anymore. 

Because of interoperability, along with standards and implementation guidance to allow for the granular tagging and segmentation of sensitive data, patients will be able to direct the sharing of their personal health information across the care ecosystem in a manner that respects patient privacy and choice and promotes quality care in an equitable manner by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 all patients will have a longitudinal medical record that will be independent of their insurance or employer, that can follow them to wherever they may get care, so that their health care team will have the most complete view of the patient's prior health in order to provide optimal care. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will understand what quality of care options are available and at what price. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patients will understand if health organizations offer equal treatment for diverse groups 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 providers will have a complete patient history from all patients' providers - regardless of state or health system - to provide the most informed healthcare possible. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 physicians will no longer need to spend minutes per patient to remove duplicate data in the electronic medical record. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 parents will request and route documents needed for accommodations or clearance for their child for school, sports, camp, or other activities electronically. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will be able to see the CT report my patient had this morning in the ED. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know my patient was seen yesterday at another ED. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know what happened at the patient's last visit. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know what type of portal my patient has, so I can give contrast. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know who my patient's doctor is. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know my patient's overall risk of heart disease. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will know my patient's lifetime testing for heart disease. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030: I will be able to safely send my patient home from the ED, rather than repeat unnecessary testing. 

Because of interoperability, patient data will be with the patients by 2030, while entities will have to compete with each other without vendor lock-in. 

Consistent use of comprehensive health records. Comprehensive patient health records are accessed at every point of care and consistently used for care decisions.  

Universal availability of PHR repositories. Every individual can request the creation of an online repository that functions as a single authoritative source of their lifetime personal health record, including the provenance of each item in the record. Repository owners can securely share selected subsets to other entities 

Non-probabilistic record linking. Patient records held by different health care providers can be reliably linked using either a National Patient Identifier or identifiers issued by private-sector health record banks. Statistical methods will no longer be relied upon. 

Patient data sharing for research. Researchers can create artifacts representing requests that individuals share specific subsets of their personal health records, on an identified or de-identified basis. Then individuals receiving such an artifact and wishing to share their data can do so in a single act, by securely forwarding the research request artifact to a repository maintaining the individual's lifetime medical record. 

Error correction. The patient or any other entity involved in the patient's care can submit corrections to any element of the patient's personal health record, no matter which entity created the element. The fact that a correction to an element was submitted and/or subsequently accepted is indicated in all subsequent views of that element and all artifacts derived from that element (for example, reports, charts, and clinical decision support outputs) 

Patient-directed problem list curation. Using a health record bank repository, patients or their designated agents can maintain their own problem lists, rather than relying on the separate problem lists maintained by the multiple health care providers from whom the patient has received care. A fundamental aspect of provider encounters is the reconciliation of the patient-directed problem list with the problem list maintained by the provider organization. 

Joint adoption of relevant exchange standards, policies, and application programming interface will enable seamless interoperability before/by 2030. 

Seamless integration of data between Cerner and existing data platforms needs to support consolidated, high quality, consistent and sharable data, which will increase the quality of analytics and enabling interoperability before/by 2030. 

Interoperability before/by 2030 will ensure clinical concepts (like diabetes, blood sugar test, smoking cessation, antibiotic prescriptions) are modeled in accordance with the Quality Data Model supporting both the standardization of content to terminologies and the semantic translation between standards to eliminate ambiguity. 

Interoperability before/by 2030 will include semantic transport.  

As a Veteran, because of interoperability, I am able to access to my comprehensive health information, fill prescriptions and schedule appointments from a single patient portal instead of multiple websites and various patient portals by 2030 

As a clinician, because of interoperability, I am able to view discharge instructions and recommendations for care from my patient's admission while they were on vacation in another state by 2030. 

As a VA/DOD clinical researcher, because of interoperability, I am able to associate exposure events to long-term clinical outcomes and identify appropriate monitoring and intervention programs to build clinical practice guidelines for care of future patients and to provide feedback to the military services for prevention of future exposures by 2030. 

As a Benefits claims processor, because of interoperability, I am able to access all relevant information needed to determine eligibility for benefits for retiring military service members and adjudicate service-connected disability claims within days by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Individuals will have complete, secure, health records, under their control, which can be used to support clinicians, researchers and public health authorities 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, All patients will be assured that their care and health data, including data on social determinants of health “regardless of source“ can be made available in a problem-oriented format with associated processes for updating and bringing in new data. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Clinical trial initiators will be able to selectively target all potential trial participants that: have indicated an interest in participating in clinical trials associated with their problem list or with an advertised public health need meet the specific criteria associated with the trial 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Clinicians will be able to be recruited to manage clinical trial participation and reporting for their patients that are participating in multi-location clinical trials 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Recruited clinicians and participants will be able to certify willingness to participate in a multi-institution clinical trial  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, All individuals will be able to request information about clinical trials and their results relevant to their problem list, whether or not they participate in a trial 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, All clinicians will be informed of clinical trial results relevant to their patients, by patient, based on their patient's requests to be informed on the results of clinical trials associated with their problem list 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, All individuals will be able to authorize use of their interoperable, anonymized data in observational studies. An option will be available for an anonymous reverse link to communicate results related to a patient problem list 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Clinicians will automatically provide required infectious disease information, in an interoperable format, to public health authorities 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Public health authorities will be able to quickly determine the location of infectious disease outbreaks and rapidly implement appropriate public health measures 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Individuals will be able authorize the transfer of their comprehensive, interoperable records as an attachment to their death certificates for health research purposes 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, Individuals will have complete, secure, health records, under their control, located in trusted 3rd party Health Data Banks 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, patients will have access to portable medical information that will be available in times of evacuations or emergencies to ensure the right information is available at the right time for optimal treatment and health outcomes.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, physicians will have efficient and seamless access to relevant patient information within the physician's workflow to inform clinical decision making at the point of care.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 long-standing, culturally ingrained barriers will be replaced with flexible and frictionless collaboration between payers, providers & consumers to drive seamless access, cost-effective & informed personalized healthcare   

Because of interoperability, patients will experience equitable access to health and care quality data by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030 all patients will have readily available access to pricing data on their smartphones through the app of their choice, including total, bundled prices (both discounted cash prices and insurance-negotiated rates) that will be provided digitally and agreed upon by the consumer in advance of care, rendering health care costs more transparent and available for consumer comparisons.  They will have the ability to share it with whomever they choose and the data shall remain in the complete control of the patient to opt out or in for any file sharing.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030 seamless coordination of care without additional effort by patients will allow adolescents and young adults with cancer and other life-altering illnesses the freedom to live without the burden of managing their own care.    

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, healthcare technology will have the quality data necessary to provide unprecedented insights that will empower, enable and enlighten patients, providers, and organizations across the healthcare continuum. 

Because of interoperability, patient health information and related data will be available to patients and providers at the point of care by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030 patient health information will be readily shared among authorized patients, caregivers, providers, and payers while maintaining patient data confidentiality and security.   

Because of interoperability, and optimization of information exchange between clinicians, patients, and DMEs, we can optimize the management of OSA in patients who would benefit from therapy by 2030.    

Because of interoperability, we will be able to identify patients who are at high risk for OSA and who would benefit from therapy due to symptoms and/or co-morbidities by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, we will be able to monitor OSA patients' progress with PAP therapy, detect compliance concerns earlier, and intervene for those patients who may have difficulty using PAP for OSA by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, we will be able to easily track the type of PAP device and supplies patients are using, to facilitate current and future recall announcements to swiftly and efficiently address patient safety concerns by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, we will be able to ensure seamless patient care for OSA patients who change insurance coverage or change healthcare providers by 2030.    

Because of interoperability, by 2030 all patients will have readily available access to all of their health information on their smartphones through the app of their choice.  All health information will be provided digitally.  They will have the ability to share it with whomever they choose.  The health information data shall remain in the complete control of the patient to opt out or in for any file sharing.   

Because of interoperability, before too long, a clear digital representation of the current care team is transparently available to all patients, providers, and ancillary services.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 every state will be monitoring a core set of public health measures and parameters, sharing them appropriately with the public, providers, payers, and the federal government in a standard fashion.   

The system will support secure, real-time low burden data linking and sharing across payers and social service providers for quality measurement, quality improvement, clinical decision support, and other use cases to promote high quality, safe clinical care. 

Because of interoperability, patient health information will be inclusive of all care received, providing a more complete health picture to patients, family, and care providers by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will be able to bring their health data with them to ANY establishment, and the data will be accurately interpretable for the patient's health condition without errors that could be detrimental to the patient's care (better clinical outcomes and patient safety).   

Because of interoperability, by 2030, public health data will be perfectly defined and specific, as well as machine readable, to allow rapid monitoring and interpretation of data for swift action regarding public health outcomes. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, lab data elements will be perfectly define and specific, as wells as machine readable, to allow multi-entity (multi-institutional, multi-regional, multi-national,  etc.) research on a massive scale where it is easy to aggregate or parse health data to answer research questions and to apply machine learning algorithms. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, each lab result will have attached to them (i.e. in the HL7 message by a standard code) information about the testing platform and testing reagents (including lot numbers) to monitor quality on a massive scale of different instruments and testing methods, and allow a way to compare them in real-time. 

More robust healthcare information system interoperability will provide the data that will enable much greater Deep learning based analysis that has the potential to enormously accelerate our understanding of, and treatment for, all diseases.  This should be the #1 goal for medical research of the 21st century. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030, the hospital and patient will be able to track and exchange all nutrients consumed by the patient. 

Because of interoperability of health data, before 2030 there is a reduction in patient risk because food allergies are identified accurately as nutrition products and interfaced with food production systems to ensure meals are delivered to clients/patients without offending substances. 

Because of interoperability of health data, before/by 2030, nutrition diagnoses & nutrition care plans can be easily shared with multi-disciplinary team members and/or integrated into a single total care plan for the patient. 

Because of interoperability of health data, before/by 2030, the nutrition healthcare team will be able to utilize clinical decision support to develop standardized care plans. 

Because of interoperability of health data, before/by 2030, WIC clients' medical conditions will be available to their potential healthcare team members. 

Because of interoperability way before 2030, patients, scientists, payers, and healthcare providers will not have to worry about analytical biases that may lead to bad patient outcomes. 

Because of interoperability way before 2030, patients, payers, and providers will stop worrying about the spiraling costs of healthcare management and delivery. 

Because of interoperability way before 2030, healthcare providers and the pharmaceutical industry will stop worrying about equivalent laboratory tests generated by different labs or instruments that are not properly calibrated by the same standards. 

By 2030, interoperability eliminates the need for duplicative documentation, saving clinicians time.  

By 2030, interoperable technologies share public health insights electronically with health care systems, facilitating equitable and effective response to public health emergencies. 

By 2030, patients rapidly access necessary procedures or drugs, even if prior authorization is needed, because interoperable technologies facilitate automatic or efficient approval.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 any patient will have access to and the ability to share their complete immunization history including all data that was ever entered into an EHR or an Immunization Information System with preservation and transfer of the primary source of the data so that the fully coded original administration record will be preserved and passed on to all future users 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 any physician using a certified EHR will be able to transfer a complete core electronic medical record to another EHR in a different practice using the same or a different vendors EHR.  

Because of interoperability, consumer wellness and patient care will leap-frog into a more integrated IT domain where the benefits will be viewed in a more connected knowledge leveraging system where patients and consumers can also engage in decision-making and exploring healthy options and following programs that support them by 2030.  

Interactive learning technology will continue to grow (i.e., will see exponential growth in Machine Learning Technology).  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients and their authorized caregivers will have access to the complete electronic health record data including lab and test results in structured format.   

Because of interoperability, by 2030, clinical research will become an extension of healthcare. The EHRs will include data elements required for clinical research.  There will be no need for clinical research systems.  

Because of interoperability, all Americans will be able real-time, at any point of care--inpatient, outpatient, urgent, retail, or virtual--to consent to have all of their digital health information shared with any caregiver with compromising their privacy rights by 2030. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 patients will integrate data from consumer health devices and applications with their provider-generated #healthdata  into a single seamless view they can share with whomever they want  

Because of interoperability, before 2030 patients will have direct access to standardized guidelines vetted by their providers to help manage care from any computer or device they want, and a way to automate tracking impact on health outcomes  

Because of interoperability, healthcare operating rules will incorporate patients/member data exchange by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, public health officials will get data to detect the next pandemic before it gets out of control  

Because of interoperability, patients will continue to reimagine & advocate for stronger policies that will personalize #privacy, choice, & data ownership (yes, ownership) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, new tools & technologies should evolve to better support ALL patients in their need to read, understand, & make actionable decisions in their care using their medical record before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, Advance Directives & other end-of-life care documents should finally be able to be shared electronically before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, we must prioritize preserving every patient's digital dignity by way of stronger policies to protect patient privacy by 2030. 

Because of interoperability & APIs in healthcare patients will be more readily equipped to contribute to innovation that matters to THEM before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, patient portals will actually contain helpful information in them before 2030, as opposed to being blank interfaces with no pertinent insights. 

Because of interoperability, patients living with SDoH should have a better opportunity to be more quickly connected to essential public health resources that are important for one's survival. 

Because of interoperability, the role of health information management (HIM) professionals could evolve to better support patients at the point of care with respect to data flow & use, like data sherpas, before 2030.  

Because of interoperability, patients should never have to pick up copies of images & records on CDs. 

Because of interoperability, patients & their care partners will find more errors in their medical records, driving a need to address our inefficient medical record addendum workflows & processes before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, I'm hopeful that more policies & technologies supporting more personalized privacy controls & data segmentation will arise (well) before 2030. 

Because of interoperability, I hope my kids never have to fill out a poorly photocopied paper medical records request with a pencil on a clipboard in the basement of the hospital to ensure their continuity of care. 

Because of interoperability, patients will never have to call the medical records office again for routine copies of their medical records. Medical records & health information will follow the patient. 

Because of interoperability, the majority of patients reading their medical records & understanding the power of them will be (fingers crossed) common knowledge & standard practice #PtEng before 2030.  

By 2030 patients will have chronic conditions actively and cooperatively managed by care givers and the patient with #fhir #carePlan that they have full engagement and transparency. 

Patients will present at a facility and the facility will checkout the patient's entire chart online, contribute to the chart and check it back in online so the complete chart is ready for the next visit.  

Because of interoperability, *full* medical records (images, genomic data, et al) will be available in a standard way to integrate into personal health records, CDS tools & other systems to improve care & reduce costs  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 all the beautiful infrastructure we currently have in Finland for sharing, using, and reusing health data can be used globally. 

Because of interoperability, I'll know when my care plan drifts out of alignment with guidelines -- without having to ship a copy of my records off to a third party  

Because of interoperability, I'll have an easy time getting a second opinion; the specialist won't need to repeat lab or imaging studies; and I'll know the price in advance  

Because of interoperability, I'll be able to find the right specialist, book an appointment to fit my schedule, and automatically receive a copy of the consultation note, lab results, and evaluation data  

Because of interoperability, patients will get their images digitally instead of on a CD by 2030  

Because of interoperability, the use of AI/ML tools can ensure that individuals get personalized care that reflects their disease state & needs  

Because of interoperability, patient and clinicians will be able to use AI-based tools to make more informed medical decisions  

Because of interoperability, data silos will break down—allowing clinicians & researchers to get the data they need to advance personalized care  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 no patient will drive across their state for a biopsy only to learn the results their care team needs were never received. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I will be able to have 1 digital health record that syncs seamlessly with any health service system I interact with.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I will be able to know who accessed my protected health data and when. #HealthInterop2030  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, the most vulnerable populations will have informed control over their own health care decisions.  

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I won’t have to remember my mother’s list of medications in an emergency.  

Because of semantic interoperability, before/by 2030 every member of a care team will have accurate, up-to-date clinical information prior to providing care. 

Because of #interoperability, before 2030 all health data will be available in a structured, actionable, and consistent way for exchange regardless of how it's originally recorded and stored  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 predictive tools (algorithms) will enhance patient care and allow intervention before patients present symptoms.  

By 2030 - mandate that Patient has FHIR api access to a comprehensive Access Log of any data accesses of data about that Patient  

Because of interoperability, before 2030 disabled patients will only have to provide accommodation needs for #healthcare once and all of their providers will know what they need to get appropriate care - we're thinking about it already!  

Because of interoperability by 2030 patients will no longer have to fill out multiple registration forms in order to enroll and can easily and electronically convey their proven identity using their own mobile device 

Because of interoperability by 2030 patients will be able to share select pieces of the medical record with whomever they wish, with no special effort and from the ease of the mobile device utilizing an app of their choice. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 everyone will have their somatic and germline genomic test results as standardized data  

Because of interoperability, by 2030 Public Health will have prevented the next pandemic.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will have full control of their medical records  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 scanned PDFs will be a historical punchline  

Because of interoperability, doctors will have full access to complete medical histories across the country before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the nation will have a ubiquitous, complete referral network, with all providers connected 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the nation will have a ubiquitous, complete lab network, with all providers connected. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will be able to mediate their data transfer to any provider. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 providers will be alerted when their patients are seen elsewhere, including relevant clinical data 

Because of #interoperability, patients and their providers and health plans will have real time access to all of a patient’s administrative and clinical #data to manage and coordinate care by 2030.  

Because of #interoperability, prior authorizations will be conducted in real time before 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 patients will be empowered to more easily engage with and utilize their health data as data moves more freely across settings, platforms, and via APIs.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, harmonized content and classification standards will support more automated transactions that require clinical and administrative data. 

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030, principles from the Framework for a National Strategy on Patient Identity will aid in the development and implementation of a national strategy to support accurate patient identification and matching for 100% of the US population 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, patients will have the ability to granularly select which sensitive data elements may be shared or withheld depending on their privacy preferences when sharing electronic health information.  

Because of interoperability, before 2030, patients will be able to donate our  

cardiac device data in a usable format to the medical research of our choice.  

Because of interoperability, access and site of care barriers will be lowered so people with acute and chronic health conditions can receive more care in their homes before/by 2030  

Because of interoperability, local community resources that address will be more readily accessible to people in need before/by 2030  

Because of interoperability, value-based care models will accelerate remote care delivery and allow providers to share information more seamlessly before/by 2030  

Because of interoperability, immigrants will be able to easily share their previous medical history from their home country with US healthcare providers by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, investments made this decade in assembling structured data will power AI-based solutions within innovative health IT apps that save us time and usher in a new era of wellness and prevention by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, the care team will be able to conveniently and securely communicate through a number of digital modalities and with complete access to their patient's health history by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 HIE will include Dental Data and strengthen interprofessional Care Coordination, create actionable data, enhance patient experiences, expand data surveillance, and enable value-based payment. 

Because of interoperability, before 2030 all EMTs will have access to electronic patient records when they respond to calls and will have access to outcomes so they can adjust and improve the care they give  

Because of interoperability, patients and their loved ones will get to choose from a growing marketplace of applications, all competing to make sure they can make the most sense of their health information and finding the right doctors and services for them 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 our public health system won't have to use faxes for the next pandemic 

I hope that we have patients with access to all of their data in a way so they can get fully engaged with healthcare, on their smartphones, so they're in control of their data.  

Because of interoperability I can envision a world where we have all sorts of apps and new digital tools that extend our ability to take care of patients better and those tools can bolt seamlessly into our enterprise electronic health records and patient portals, tremendously amplifying our ability to innovate and deliver care that's higher quality, safer, more satisfying to everyone and lower cost. 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, novel treatments will be available, and new therapeutics discovered because data, properly protected, will flow freely from the clinical environment, to the research bench and from the researcher, back into the clinical environment 

Because of interoperability, by 2030 I will not receive a compact disc with my son's X-ray because I'm not allowed to take a picture of it.. The image and the read should be immediately uploaded to my patient portal where I can share it with whomever I please 

Because of interoperability, by 2030, I don't need to worry about my child's prescriptions being filled halfway across the world while we're on a family vacation 

The interoperability reality will have taken the marketplace by storm. We will have torn down all the walls between all of the collective EMR companies that are out there today, and all the data will be available to patients, caregivers, providers and other organizations will be available in a data centric, appropriate manner.  

Transferring information from one EHR to another will no longer be a headache.  

Data will be mapped and made usable automatically with artificial intelligence, saving valuable time and resources.  

We see a bright future where people can focus on higher value tasks rather than the mundane, where more time is spent with patients, not technology. 

In addition to more efficiency, we will see greater connectivity across healthcare as information exchange volumes continue to increase.  

Adoption of application programming interface (API) standards will enable EHRs to interoperate with apps and connected devices.  

Care delivery will shift from the hospital to the patient’s home and alert his care team in real time when necessary.  

Virtual and augmented reality technology will transform care delivery as we know it, raising telehealth to new heights.  

Bringing acute-level care to patients through technology will enable them to comfortably recover from procedures at home, as well as age in place.  

Improved interoperability will not only support the use of technology, but also accelerate the pace of clinical research through extraction of real-world data in EHRs. This interoperable data will give research teams an inclusive, representative view of patients in the U.S., contributing to a more equitable care experience for all.  

As therapeutics and devices go to market, FHIR-based clinical decision support (CDS) hooks will point clinicians in the EHR to newly determined best practices, much of it based on real-world data derived from EHRs. 

By 2030, patients will use apps that make it truly easy to connect to multiple system - any clinical or financial vendor - and IoT devices, sensors, and in-home technologies will inform the patient's care team on a real time basis as necessary 

Because of interoperability, faxes are no longer used in clinical care before/by 2030.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 everyone that is part of a care team will have accurate, up-to-date clinical information prior to providing care.  

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the price for an individual's health care purchase is available in real-time at the point of care as well as when an individual seeks it for comparison.   

Because of interoperability, an individual can access all of their electronic health information (including clinical images) whenever they choose before/by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the health care and human services individuals need are mutually informed by each of those settings.   

Because of interoperability, duplicative data entry processes for check-in/registration do not exist before/by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, before/by 2030 the care an individual receives is informed by population and personalized data.   

Because of interoperability, fee-for-service is a small minority of how payers structure health care payment and instead population-based payment models are the vast majority.   

Because of interoperability, information blocking does not occur. 

Because of interoperability, the price for an individual’s health care service (office visit, procedure, and prescription) is available prior to the decision point before/by 2030.   

Because of interoperability, an individual can open, download, and transfer health information (including clinical images) through an App on their phone to other stakeholders (primary care, specialists, pharmacists, school therapists, etc.) through their preferred method (e-mail, text, cloud storage, messenger) 

Because of interoperability, an individual will be able to electronically exercise the HIPAA right to request an amendment; HIPAA right to request an amendment will be technically/electronically operationalized.  

Because of interoperability, individuals will be able to communicate with/submit electronic patient-generated health information to a healthcare provider (e.g., "write-back" API).

Because of interoperability, individuals will have the ability to use a personal application of their choice to communicate requests to a health care provider.  

Because of interoperability, individuals will have the ability to use a personal application of their choice to report errors in their health information via an application of their choice to their health care providers.  

Because of interoperability, individuals are able to be active in managing their health and partnering in their health care through seamless electronic interactions by 2030.

Because of interoperability, patient-generated health data is seamlessly captured and shared electronically among patient, clinicians, and researchers, as well as across communities and non-clinical settings, by 2030.

Content last reviewed on November 15, 2021
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