Apple Launches EHRs on iPhones

Apple announced last week that 39 major US health systems are participating in its Apple Health Records platform, which will allow patients at those providers to view their EHRs on their iPhones.

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EHRs Featuring Long-Term Goal Could Improve Health Outcomes

If health IT developers designed EHRs with long-term, goal-directed healthcare in mind, primary care providers would be better equipped to help their patients, researchers say.

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GAO: Patient Portals Underutilized by Patients with Access

Survey investigates why even portal-savvy patients don’t necessarily take advantage of all that’s available to them electronically.

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Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance
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Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance

Involving patients in the management of their health (patient engagement) encourages greater patient participation in care.

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CommonWell Health Alliance Gives Patients Direct Medical Record Access

The CommonWell Health Alliance has announced that for the first time, patients whose providers are members of the Alliance will be given access to their health data as it is stored and transmitted by the CommonWell network.

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