EHRs a 'key connection' for telehealth device use. (Really)

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So says Practice Fusion, a web-based EHR/EMR, in announcing their study of telehealth device acceptance among those 65+ with at least one chronic condition, and their doctors. However contradictions abound: 62% state that communication with their doctors involving home medical devices would improve their health–but only 35% were actually interested in the technology. Acceptance is age related–increasing to 57% among those aged 25-49. Practice Fusion is also actively inviting telehealth companies to connect through their systems. Study–Healthcare IT News. Practice Fusion now claims it is the fastest growing EHR ‘community’ with 5 million patients and 50,000 doctors for its ONC-ATCB certified system, putting it behind only the VA and Kaiser. Release.