HealthShare Interoperability Certifications
Certified interoperability has a special role within healthcare. No other industry has really faced or addressed a problem similar to the sharing and aggregation of complex data records, specifically patient records, among multiple applications. Certification is the main means for ensuring success in real-world interoperability scenarios.
Simply saying that a product supports a given standard isn’t good enough. Different implementations of a standard may vary, causing problems when it comes to actually using it.
HealthShare is committed to the use of worldwide interoperability standards and has been tested and received certifications from:
- IHE USA and ICSA Labs
- eHealth Exchange
IHE Integration Statements
InterSystems is committed to the IHE’s objectives which are focused on improving the ways in which computer systems in healthcare share information. IHE is becoming the de-facto means through which health information is exchanged, and InterSystems HealthShare® utilizes IHE profiles extensively within its framework. InterSystems will continue to actively support IHE in its ongoing efforts to define and certify the standards that can transform sharing concepts into reality.
- HealthShare Health Connect
- HealthShare Information Exchange
- HealthShare Patient Index
- HealthShare AppServer
HealthShare is certified for Health IT interoperability by IHE USA and ICSA Labs
HealthShare was among the first healthcare IT products to receive interoperability certification – helping healthcare organizations move forward on the path to connected care. This certification goes beyond what’s demonstrated at “Connect-a-thons,” being a more rigid demonstration of IHE testing and is much more reflective of being able to interoperate in the real world.
Achieving interoperability across disparate systems and across organizations makes it possible to achieve the quality and safety benefits of a comprehensive, up-to-date electronic patient record.
HealthShare achieved certification following rigorous and thorough testing under the IHE IT Infrastructure Domain, which specifies capabilities related to interoperability, clinical-document sharing, patient identification, audit logging, and security.
- InterSystems HealthShare 2014.1 Certificate of Compliance from ISCA Labs and the IHE USA 2014 Certification Program
eHealth Exchange Validation
InterSystems HealthShare has successfully completed the eHealth Exchange Product Testing Program. eHealth Exchange has its roots in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) effort of the U.S. federal government under the Office of the National Coordinator.
As an eHealth Exchange Validated product, HealthShare supports a common set of standards and specifications that enable a secure, trusted, and interoperable connection among all participating eHealth Exchange organizations for the standardized flow of information, benefiting millions of patients. These organizations include federal agencies such as CMS, regional health information organizations, state health information exchange organizations, IDNs, academic medical centers, dialysis centers, and pharmacies.