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Kevin Sigafoes

Kevin is an accomplished HIT Leader with over 15 years of experience in developing, implementing, and sustaining software in the healthcare information technology industry. He thrives on working with high-performing teams, and currently is focused on bringing innovative solutions to advance interoperability and data portability for the Health Catalyst cloud-based Data Operating System. Kevin is a big fan of the 21st Century Cures Act and the impact on Open API's, and driving engagement between the Consumer, Providers, and Payers.

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Interoperability in Healthcare: Making the Most of FHIR

With the CMS and ONC March 2020 endorsement of HL7 FHIR R4, FHIR is positioned to grow from a niche application programming interface (API) standard to a common API framework. With broader adoption, FHIR promises to support expanding healthcare interoperability and prepare the industry for complex use cases by addressing significant challenges:

Engaging consumers.
Sharing data with modern standards.
Building a solid foundation for healthcare interoperability.