Here?s a nice article about the ?next leap? on the Internet. Recurring themes from our world:
Increasing the specificity and standardization of information will enhance its value.
Mr Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while a fellow at CERN, the European Organsation for Nuclear Research in Switzerland, would not be drawn on the type of application that the "Google of the future" would develop, but said it would likely be a type of "mega-mash-up", where information is taken from one place and made useful in another context using the web.
Now replace ?web? with EHR:
.. it would likely be a type of "mega-mash-up", where information is taken from one place and made useful in another context using the EHR
That?s our goal: to weave the most important, relevant information together for the provider and the patient make the best decisions.