Primary Care Innovation and Care Groups Blog

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What is an API-enabled EHR?

By Nick Dealtry

Access to health information has been shown to increase a patient’s engagement in their own care. Providers who have access to patient data input by multiple physicians, labs, and other ...

June 20th

Policy debates other than the ACA

By Tyler Comstock

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential replacements have been the center of attention in the national healthcare news over the past several months. However, there are a number of ...

June 13th

What is a patient longitudinal record?


The Longitudinal Record is a single complete patient record that combines data from a variety of sources throughout the healthcare system. Using complete patient matching logic wrapped in a ...

June 7th

Explaining interoperability challenges for EHRs

By Roy Steiner

Electronic health records (EHRs) that talk to each other help independent physicians provide quality care to their patients. Primary care physicians are able to collaborate with specialty ...

June 7th

The importance of usability in our healthcare system

By David Burke

Electronic health record (EHR) systems offer helpful functions for independent physicians, including the ability to manage patient visit notes and coordinate with other providers. However, ...

June 4th

The history of electronic health records (EHRs)

By Gabby Marquez

Health Care Quality The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota was one of the first large health systems to use an electronic health records in the 1960s. 1 EHRs were so costly in the 1960s ...

June 4th