Health Data Exchange Grows, Direct Message Use Jumps 63% in 2018

Health data exchange continues to grow nationwide as Direct message transactions increase by 63 percent in 2018.

DirectTrust announced steady growth in the number of healthcare organizations utilizing Direct exchange over the past year, along with an uptick in patient use and Direct addresses.

According to the nonprofit industry alliance, there were nearly 274 million Direct message transactions between DirectTrust users in 2018, up from 168 million transactions in 2017.

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