MobiHealthNews June 11, 2019
Dave Muoio

Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips.

A new report from Royal Philips exploring the progress and shortcomings of digital health pinpointed infrequent patient data sharing as a frequent barrier to high-quality care and healthcare innovation. This trend was consistent across several global regions, despite increasing interest and advocacy for such approaches among patients and providers alike.

“Two-way sharing of information is not only essential to deliver the right care at the right time, it also helps to improve the patient and clinician experience,” Jan Kimpen, chief medical officer for Philips, said in a statement. “Informed and empowered patients also take...