Benefits of HIMSS Interoperability Services

Health IT System Buyers

  • Conformity assessment for candidate vendors required 
  • Opportunity to "kick the tires"
  • Lower cost – do not need to maintain really expensive testing facilities
  • Vendor to vendor testing validation/mark/seal on specific standards
  • Faster speed to market if vendors have already received vendor to vendor validation/mark/seal

Testing, certification and conformity assessment programs

  • Low cost infrastructure
  • High quality, virtual and on site testing environment with the ability to conform to the most rigorous healthcare interoperability testing standards
  • Help desk support

Software vendors

  • Rapid development – test code as you go up against virtual testing partners: simulators and reference implementation
  • Opportunity to showcase products in use as testing tools