MedCity News December 7, 2021
Stephanie Jamison

Since ONC is the certifying body for EHRs, providers must be prepared to transition to a new “Cures Edition” version of its software before the end of 2022. 

80 megabytes. That’s the amount of data generated in imaging and electronic health records (EHRs) for a single patient each year. While that number may seem staggering, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. With the healthcare industry currently generating 30% of the world’s data volume, RBC Capital Markets projects that by 2025, the compound annual growth rate of data for healthcare will reach 36% – increasing at a faster pace than financial services, manufacturing, and media and entertainment industry sectors.

This data is valuable to patients who want to have full...

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