Process interoperability in healthcare systems with dynamic semantic web services

Wajahat Ali Khan, Maqbool Hussain, Khalid Latif, Muhammad Afzal, Farooq Ahmad, Sungyoung Lee
2013 Computing  
Healthcare systems are very complex due to extreme heterogeneity in their data and processes. Researchers and practitioner need to make systems interoperable and integrate for the benefit of all the stakeholders including hospitals, clinicians, medical support staff, and patients. The broader goal of interoperability can only be achieved when standards are practiced.Two different healthcare systems can earn HL7 conformance and compliance but at the same time can be incompatible for
more » ... ity because of varying implementation of HL7 interaction model. This is mainly because workflows in healthcare systems are very complex. Interoperability on one
doi:10.1007/s00607-012-0239-3 fatcat:nkg67q7p4nfsjleuh5iglxux3m