Referrals, laboratory results, imaging reports and medication lists were the most common types of patient health information electronically exchanged by office-based physicians in 2015, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among office-based physicians who sent PHI electronically, 68% sent referrals, 67% laboratory results and 65% medication lists. Among physicians who received PHI electronically, 79% received laboratory results, 61% imaging reports and 54% medication lists. Based on the 2015 National Electronic Health Records Survey, the report also examines the extent to which office-based physicians electronically integrated or searched for certain types of PHI.
This is the second in a series of issue briefs highlighting data from the 2016 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology (IT) Supplement for community hospitals…
This is the first in a series of issue briefs highlighting data from the 2016 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement for community hospitals…
Held February 8, 2018
AHA comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information on its draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement as well as ONC’s…
Feb. 8 at 4 p.m.