Standards move to Infinity

Filed under: Standards — lenand @ 9:42 am
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We may applaud the rhetoric for standards enabling better joined up outcomes.  The landscape for interoperability for health and social care systems seems to have boundaries that disappear to infinity.  There’s no better illustration than the “Infinity Diagram” from a TSB publication.

Infinity Diagram

Infinity Diagram

Standards are needed throughout, but most development has been focussed in the public and statutory sectors.   The crisis in state funding is forcing more care onto citizens so they must be brought into a standards framework.  This is happening via i3i, a consortium committed to designing open technical standards for the global delivery of assisted living services.


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