Healthcare interoperability — lessons learned from the manufacturing standards sector

  • Steven R. Ray
  • Published 2009 in
    2009 IEEE International Conference on Automation…


The high cost of healthcare in America is well-known, with imperfect interoperability adding as much as $77.8 billion/year to that cost, according to one study [1]. One of the principal causes of this high cost is the large amount of “paperworkz” — the administrative expenses incurred for each medical procedure. While the debate… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/COASE.2009.5234092


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