DirectTrust News and Blog

Politico: Dispatches from ONC’s annual meeting

DIRECTTRUST REPORTS STRONG GROWTH — DirectTrust said the number of secure messages sent over its network nearly tripled in 2019, going from 274 million the year before to 811 million in 2019. The growth in volume came in part because of the number or organizations on...

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New Decade, New Year, New Look!

By Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser, DirectTrust Director of Marketing and Membership  When I joined DirectTrust this past February, I was blown away.  Having worked in healthcare compliance and regulation change (à la Meaningful Use), I was familiar with Direct Secure...

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Blog Post: Why DirectTrust

At the DirectTrust Summit in June 2019, we asked our members to share why they are in involved in DirectTrust and how they believe we collectively are pushing interoperability forward. Hear what our members had to say or read the transcript below. Why DirectTrust 0:04...

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Guest Blog Post: How Healthcare Can Stop Faxing

By Tina Feldmann, Kno2 Director of Marketing Planning & Operations Check out the corresponding infographic to this post here!  Healthcare is the last remaining industry holding on to fax as the primary way to communicate critical information.  While surgeons are...

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Industry interoperability concerns plague TEFCA draft

Click here to access the full article.  Initial industry comments are trickling in on the government health IT arm's proposed "on-ramp" to national connectivity, highlighting worries the initiative is biting off more than it can chew. Official comments on the second...

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DirectTrust Appoints New Board Directors

Click here to access the full article.  WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DirectTrust today announced the appointment of five healthcare industry executives to its board of directors. DirectTrust is a non-profit healthcare industry alliance created to...

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DirectTrust reports 49% increase in HIE for Q1

Click here to access the full article. Health information exchange among DirectTrust participants grew by 49 percent in the first quarter of 2019. DirectTrust is a healthcare industry alliance that advocates for interoperable exchange of private health information...

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