The health information technology industry in 2014 experienced events such as the ICD-10 deadline delay, HIE sustainability concerns, the high number of deaths due to medical mistakes, HIPAA breaches, EHR system glitches, and the Cerner-Siemens merger. These events highlighted the importance of patient safety, privacy and security, interoperability, and data exchange. The industry also recognized top HIE vendors and successful hospital IT departments.
Mayo Clinic has partnered with Microsoft to be one of the first healthcare systems to utilise Microsoft 365 Copilot, a generative AI platform. The early