«The conversation on interoperability has shifted. It is no longer discussed as a technology problem, but rather as a complex change that depends upon relationships and culture. Jennifer Trueland investigates the new willingness to face up to the challenges and barriers that stand in its way.»

«With a background in emergency department nursing, Kaye Coholan knows at first hand just how important interoperability is to the efficient running of health services.»

“When you’re working in triage as a nurse, you have about two minutes to understand the person’s problem and reason for being in A&E,” says Ms Coholan, who is now a senior clinical consultant with Oracle Cerner. “Sometimes they want to tell you their life story, and you can see there’s a queue forming behind them.»

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