Apple’s iOS push could change healthcare data sharing, still won’t kill the fax

Apple’s Health Records feature in the upcoming iOS 11.3 rollout may be the most high-profile attempt at sharing healthcare data between caregiver and patient, but it won’t succeed without industry’s cooperation.

What is new is the mass market Apple commands with its iPhone and iPad and the company’s efforts to take advantage of new industry standards and collaborative alliances for aggregating and sharing patient data from disparate healthcare systems.

Even with all the electrification of healthcare data and advances in networks for sharing that data, however, one industry stalwart is unlikely to be replaced: the fax.

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