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6 Use Cases for EHR Data Utilization in Public, Community Health

December 7, 2017 - EHR data could allow for dramatic improvements in addressing community health challenges, according to a recent report released by the de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Researchers presented six use cases to illustrate how EHR data could help public health agencies make progress on childhood asthma – a common and preventable chronic illness....


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DirectTrust Increased Health Data Exchange Activities in 2016

by Kate Monica

DirectTrust recently reported a record 146-percent increase in health data exchange transactions using the Direct health IT standard in 2016. The organization experienced record growth not only in the number of Direct message transactions and...

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