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Study: PHRs could save $21 billion annually in the United States, November 18, 2008

Personal health records could save $21 billion annually and could result in an annual net value of $19 billon based on a 10-year rollout and a usage rate of 80% of the U.S. population, according to a study from the Boston-based Center for Information Technology Leadership. CITL also found that the benefits and annual savings far outweigh the costs of implementing the PHR architectures.