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62% of Hospitals are Not Using Patient Information Outside Their EHRs

As nearly every U.S. hospital has an electronic health record system installed, sixty-two percent of¬¬ hospitals aren’t using patient information outside their EHRs in Q1 2018, according to a new survey conducted by Black Book Market Research. The report reveals hospitals are still struggling with exchanging patient health records with other healthcare providers, particularly physicians not on the same EHR platform. In fact, twenty-four percent say they are still unable to use much meaningful patient information received electronically from external sources as currently shared outside siloed EHRs.

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