Duplicate and fragmented shared patient records are progressively putting patient safety at risk and afflict provider bottom lines.
Healthcare IT research firm's sweeping worldwide study reveals rapidly advancing opportunities for US-based and local tech vendors
Eight in 10 independent physician specialty practices have affirmed their confidence in specialty-distinctive electronic health record systems and robust multi-use EHRs with well-constructed specialty modules, as the more detailed aspects of fourth generation usability come into play and provider connectivity issues persist. Eleven percent of specialists seek to end chronic system replacements with flexible cloud-based and specialty-driven EHRs tailored to improve financial, workflow, clinical outcomes and satisfaction.
The health IT arm of the Department of Health and Human Services charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement and utilize the most advanced health information technology and electronic exchange of health information, has both providers and payers anticipating major ONC population health initiatives and government-led motivations ahead.