Testing as a Shared Service in an Information Sharing Environment

Date: 12/03/2014
Event Type: AEHIT LIVE , Archived
Session Speaker(s):

Mariann Yeager, MBA, CEO, Healtheway
Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President, AEGIS.net, Inc.

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Event Information

Today’s system developers and implementers want to ensure their software applications comply with all applicable standards and specifications while being interoperable and functional with other software applications, technology environments  and systems supported within the provider environment.  While industry wide published standards are commonly used, organizational approaches to testing can vary greatly and impact many areas of a provider’s IT ecosystem.  All too often, system testing is done once and set aside, and does not address sustainable interoperability effectiveness. There is a real need to support multiple versions of specifications at the same time to ensure your organization’s systems are both backward compatible and future proof. This concept is a key pillar of "Continuous Interoperability."   In this webinar, hear from industry thought leaders on the importance of scaled interoperability, the challenges and issues with sustainable interoperability, effective testing practices and approaches as well as ways an open source solution can successfully support provider activities.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the Healtheway Compliance Testing Body (CTB) Certification process for the eHealth Exchange
  • Identify key factors that makes interoperability testing difficult, yet so essential
  • Discover ways improved testing efforts supports overall success of HIT implementations and EHR optimization