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Learn more about the Center for Medical Interoperability, established through a grant from the Gary and Mary West Foundation, in conjunction with the Gary and Mary West Health Institute and several leading hospital CEOs.

Hospital and Health System Led

A key differentiator of the Center is that it will be driven by hospital and health system CEOs to bring about changes that make health care delivery more efficient. Learn how can your organization can get involved.

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The Gary and Mary West Foundation and West Health Institute create new Center for Medical Interoperability to improve patient safety and lower costs of health care

Foundation funds new independent nonprofit organization to be led by hospitals and health systems to achieve medical interoperability SAN DIEGO, CA – Sept. 18, 2013…

New analysis by West Health Institute finds medical device interoperability could save more than $30 billion a year

Analysis released during WHI’s testimony at Congressional hearing on health care information technology WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN DIEGO, CA – March 20, 2013 – A…


“It is time for the health care industry to come together with the eco-system and chart a path to a medically interoperable connected health platform.”

Dr. Jeff Balser – Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“Medical interoperability is the key to unlocking health care communications in the hospital and removing the proprietary information silos among medical devices and electronic health records.”

Dr. Michael Johns – Founding chairman of the Center and former chancellor of Emory University and CEO of its Health Sciences Center