Do EHRs improve quality? Data not clear yet
With the big push for increased use of electronic health records (EHR), proponents say meaningful use adoption will greatly improve revenue, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, patient safety, and quality of care. Many physician practices are adopting EHRs for the promised financial benefits and in anticipation of the quality improvements needed for accountable care organizations, but can we be sure EHRs will improve quality?
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