Electronic health records management policy makers in the United States want to see APIs become a mandatory standard. But several leadership voices in the healthcare and IT industry, including Dr John Halamka from the Beth Israel Medical Center, say it is too early for APIs to take a central role.
Today, third party developers are using EHR management APIs to meet the unique needs of customers. They are using rapid application development techniques to create custom client applications that leverage the power of these APIs. drchrono is becoming the API of choice for many of these developers.