In this Q&A, Mariann Yeager, CEO of Healtheway, explains the nonprofit’s two big initiatives: Carequality and the eHealth Exchange. She talks about the progress both efforts have made in advance interoperability in healthcare.

Interoperability is all around us. That’s where it can get confusing.

There are countless interoperability initiatives in operation today. Whether it’s a dedicated health information exchange, a standards development workgroup, or something else, they’re going on at both the national and regional levels across the country, from private and public stakeholders. Some of them bleed into each other and others are competing. Some organizations run multiple interoperability efforts.

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