Slow EHR Adoption from Doctors Affects E-Connectivity of Labs

Only one in four physicians, or 24.9%, currently uses some sort of electronic health record (EHR) under the loosest possible definition of the term. That’s the finding in a recent study entitled Health Information Technology in the United States: The Information Base for Progress performed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the federal government’s health information technology office. Of greater interest, only about 10% of physicians use a “fully operational” system,...
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