Pros And Cons Of EHR Interoperability

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EHR Interoperability and its challenges The US Department of Health and Human Services EHRs to be interoperable by the year 2024. This means that authorized practitioners can share data easily, which helps deliver better quality of care. But what is the patients’ take on this? A recent survey states that around 45% of patients want their doctors to directly exchange their health records. 25% of the patients had to hand-deliver their records to other providers themselves. These findings clearly show that if a patient has multiple doctors, then sharing of patient data becomes a daunting task. Though recently, the number of organizations adopting EHR has increased, the problem is that these organizations use software that is unable to interface

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