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EHRs: Building blocks for quality healthcare

MedPage Today, April 24, 2008
If we look to EHRs to address existing gaps in quality of care, it is important to provide primary care physicians in small practices with the necessary financial support and training in quality improvement so that they can successfully make the transition to EHRs, says this column at MedPageToday.com. Electronic health records are an integral part of virtually every ongoing quality improvement initiative, at both the health system and individual practitioner level, notes columnist David B. Nash, MD.