Healthcare Consolidation: Opportunities for Digital Health Technology
The Digital Health Corner
APRIL 28, 2017
Electronic health records purchase, maintenance, and associated technologies (analytics, digital imaging, patient monitoring, etc) are now necessary big-ticket items in healthcare. In addition, the current use of electronic portals by patients to view their medical record is abysmal. A survey by athenahealth reveals that although 87% of patients want electronic access to their medical records only 29% actually use portals. Patients are affected directly and indirectly.