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Cloud, mobile among top EHR trends to watch in 2016, consultant says | Healthcare IT News

Demand and technological capabilities are driving change, Cathy Riesenwitz, a researcher with software firm Capterra, told Healthcare IT News.

With the market for electronic health records predicted to be worth about $35.2 billion by 2019, the steady rise of data has increased the need to strengthen the software to make data more accessible, reduce errors and increase the ease of use.

1. EHRs are moving toward the cloud.

2. EHRs will improve the patient portal experience. 

3. Telemedicine will finally find its stride.

4. EHRs are going mobile.

Source: Cloud, mobile among top EHR trends to watch in 2016, consultant says | Healthcare IT News