Mobile Apps Concept of Online Treatment and Health care in Moder

Seventy-eight percent of patients are satisfied with Apple Health Records, the tech giant’s foray into EHR and patient engagement technology, according to data from the University of California San Diego.

The data, published in a research note in the Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at initial patient perceptions of Apple Health Records.

Apple launched its Health Records app in April 2018, stating that the new tool will revolutionize the personal health record. Built on APIs, Health Records allows patients to aggregate their medical information from different wearable tools, mHealth apps, and patient portal sources.

The Health Records announcement marked a shift to more dynamic and consumer-focused health IT, according to the UCSD researchers. ….more