The purpose of this assignment is to develop an awareness of challenges associated with interoperability.
In a 1,000-1,250 word essay, analyze the current state of interoperability. Include the following:
1. Describe the importance of data integrity in health care.
2. Explain barriers to interoperability and health information exchange.
3. Identify at least five key challenges of data storage and maintaining data integrity.
4. Propose one solution to each challenge you have researched.
5. Describe at least five standards recognized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) that are applicable to interoperability.