New York City’s famous Times Square seems an unlikely place to find inspiration for Health IT folks. But it’s where we find a great example of a different kind of Open – building architecture. A recent TEDxTimesSquare video features architect Guy Geier discussing some of the projects his firm designed on Times Square, including The New York Times Building. I recognized that Open building architecture has distinct parallels to an Open approach to Health IT software. “Open architecture, like in software design, is approachable, understandable, and comprehendable (sic) by the people that are engaged with the building,” said Geier. That’s exactly what UNITY and Allscripts Open Application Programming Interface (API) does for developers. It helps make our Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems become more approachable, understandable and comprehensible. They can more easily integrate and add value for our clients Open […]
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