The Necessity of Electronic Health Records for mHealth

Electronic Health Records are a facet of healthcare that are finally being widely accepted. A mid-2013 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services noted that over half of the doctors in the U.S. were using EHRs. This is good news for the mobile healthcare realm, as mobile healthcare technology often makes use of EHRs. There are still health professionals, however, who have not adopted EHR use, and EHRs can also leave patients with concerning questions. What is it that makes an Electronic Health Record a necessity in the healthcare world today? First of all, health records are [...]