Current state and inefficiencies of health records

  • Legacy systems are very slow and a burden to work with for some professionals. Often, these systems are vulnerable and provide limited access for the patient.
  • As already mentioned, health services and organizations are fragmented. Data is siloed in legacy systems and difficult to share. Most of these systems use varying formats and standards that are incompatible with each other. As a result, there is no single version of the truth as stakeholders keep their own records.
  • As medicine is becoming more democratized and patients are further empowered, there is a reasonable chance that they will tend to seek a second opinion. With patient mobility, patients can switch their caregiver. Likewise, ...

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