TITLE

Research finds low EHR adoption rates for physician groups

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Leading Edge;Winter2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the findings of a study conducted by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Center for Research and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health which investigated the current state of adoption of electronic health records (EHR) by medical group practices in the U.S. as of May 2006. Recommendations for improving the widespread adoption of EHR are given. Findings of a survey conducted by MGMA Practice Management Resources Director David N. Gans with Terry Hammons and Bryan E. Down to assess the current use of information technology by medical group practices are discussed. System integration is considered as a significant function of EHR.
ACCESSION #
20783697

 

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