The fax machine has come to represent everything that’s wrong with healthcare IT: clunky, dated, disconnected. CMS Administrator Seema Verma challenged developers at the ONC’s Interoperability Forum to help “make every doctor’s office in America a fax free zone by 2020.”

Other industries jettisoned the technology decades ago, yet faxing persists in healthcare, accounting for as much as 75 percent of all medical communications. To read the full article, authored by Consensus’s Jeffrey Sullivan, visit Health IT Outcomes: