There has been small improvement in medical record administrators being able to exchange patient health records with other providers, with 36 percent stating they have EHR interoperability issues with that task, according to recent Black Book research.

Forty-one percent of medical record administrators reported the same data exchange issues in 2016.

The majority of network physicians – 85 percent – said they depend on their core EHR health system to enable interoperability, Black Book found. This helps providers as they work to improve initiatives in population health, precision medicine and value-based payment models. …..more Epic and athenahealth