DirectTrust News and Press Releases

DirectTrust, the Sequoia Project Grow Health Data Exchange

Click here to access the full article. April 26, 2017 - DirectTrust and the Sequoia Project are celebrating growth in their recent health data exchange efforts. On Wednesday, DirectTrust announced significant and continued growth over the first quarter of 2017. The...

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Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout interoperability surge

Click here to access the full article. Two major interoperability groups, Sequoia Project and DirectTrust, are exchanging more health records and connecting more provider sites than ever, the companies announced this week. The Sequoia Project – whose members include...

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DirectTrust PHI Sharing Grew 21% from 2016 to 2017

Click here to access the full article. May 01, 2017 - DirectTrust use, including PHI sharing and Direct exchange transactions, continued to increase from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017, according to a DirectTrust statement. The number of healthcare organizations served by...

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Top Features, Functions to Advance Direct Interoperability

Click here to access the full article. March 20, 2017 - The comment period for a DirectTrust white paper outlining recommendations to the healthcare industry regarding the best use of Direct Interoperability is coming to a close on March 30. The document comprising 50...

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HHS Secretary Highlights Success of Direct Exchange

In a recent Modern Healthcare article, reporter Joseph Conn includes statements from Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price's written responses to confirmation hearing questions from Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.).  Among these is a statement in which Dr. Price...

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DirectTrust Offers Ways to Improve Clinical Messaging

Click here to access the full article. An association of health care providers and health information technology companies called DirectTrust, wants to improve the process of using clinical messaging in electronic health records, and is seeking commment on its plan to...

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White Paper Outlines Recommendations to Improve EHR Usability

Click here to access the full article. February 21, 2017 02:16 pm Sheri Porter – A brand new draft white paper that addresses issues related to the usability and interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) has the potential to rock the world of family...

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DirectTrust Addresses Secure Messaging Adoption Barriers

Click here to access the full article. February 17, 2017 - It is necessary for vendors to standardize and enhance their users' experience in handling inbound and outbound Direct secure messaging, DirectTrust explained in a recent white paper. A DirectTrust workgroup...

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DirectTrust issues to-do list to improve clinical messaging

Click here to access the full article. DirectTrust says there are number of recommendations that are required and urgently needed. Among these are: EHR software should be able to transmit Direct messages in real time and all EHR systems should be capable of automating...

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DirectTrust Recommendations Encourage EHR Interoperability

Click here to access the full article. February 13, 2017 - DirectTrust has issued a white paper for public comment consisting of 50 recommendations for over 350 EHR vendors and health IT companies providing Direct interoperability. The recommendations focus on...

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Why secure messaging technology is at a crossroads

Click here to access the full article. The DirectTrust secure messaging initiative created by industry stakeholders is asking electronic health records companies and other health information technology vendors to up their game. Use of the DirectTrust secure messaging...

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DirectTrust Continues Impressive Growth in 2016

Click here to access the full article. DirectTrust has announced continued record growth in the number of healthcare organizations using Direct interoperability services during 2016. DirectTrust, a healthcare industry alliance created by and for participants in the...

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DirectTrust PHI Sharing Increases 24% Since End of 2015

Click here to access the full article. January 25, 2017 - The number of healthcare organizations using DirectTrust interoperability tools in 2016, including PHI sharing options, has seen significant growth, according to recent DirectTrust numbers. There were more than...

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DirectTrust Increased Health Data Exchange Activities in 2016

Click here to access the full article. January 24, 2017 - DirectTrust recently reported a record 146-percent increase in health data exchange transactions using the Direct health IT standard in 2016. The organization experienced record growth not only in the number of...

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DirectTrust messaging use soars in 2016

Click here to access the full article. Use of DirectTrust secure electronic messaging between providers, patients and other healthcare consumers via the Direct Project protocols for secure communications, grew significantly last year, underscoring increasing national...

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2016 Highlights for the DirectTrust Association

Click here to access the full post. Recently released data from DirectTrust shows significant growth in the adoption and use of Direct. DataMotion is an original member DirectTrust and an EHNAC accredited HISP providing Direct Messaging services. Highlights from the...

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