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Physicians’ adoption of outpatient electronic health records

August 22nd, 2008

 The New England Journal of Medicine recently published the results of a national survey of physicians and their attitudes about EHR.

Few interesting statistics of the survey are:
Only  1.5% of all US. Hospitals have full Electronic Records in place. 
Four percent of physicians reported having an extensive, fully functional electronic-records system, and 13% reported having a basic system. 
Physicians that have adopted are seeing the value in patient safety, operational effectiveness and cost.

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