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Electronic Health Records Performance Lags Behind Potential

“Major programs designed to reduce costs and improve healthcare through the automation of medical records have fallen short of the potential to do either, according to a recent Rand Corp. report.
The effort to convert paper health documents to electronic form got a huge boost from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), which became law as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.”

John K. Higgins, E-Commerce Times, 23 January 2013
Abstract (Kellerman 2013)

24 January 2013 | Categories: News | Country: United States | EHR: EHR, EHR USA | Tag(s): Benefits, Costs, Interoperability, Meaningful Use
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