Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open Standards

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Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open StandardsThe six companies and competitors—Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce— announced a renewed commitment to interoperability at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Tuesday afternoon. The companies also are throwing their sizable weight behind recent interoperability proposed rules from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The CMS and ONC proposed rules focus on the use of HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources as an open standard for electronically exchanging healthcare information.