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Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals.
BACKGROUND Despite a consensus that the use of health information technology should lead to more efficient, safer, and higher-quality care, there are no reliable estimates of the prevalence ofExpand
The "meaningful use" regulation for electronic health records.
The widespread use of electronic health records (EHRs) in the United States is inevitable. EHRs will improve caregivers' decisions and patients' outcomes. Once patients experience the benefits ofExpand
Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians.
BACKGROUND Electronic health records have the potential to improve the delivery of health care services. However, in the United States, physicians have been slow to adopt such systems. This studyExpand
Stimulating the adoption of health information technology.
  • D. Blumenthal
  • Business, Medicine
  • The West Virginia medical journal
  • 1 May 2009
Perhaps the most profound effect on doctors and patients of the recently enacted stimulus bill will result from its unprecedented $19 billion program to promote the adoption and use of healthExpand
Launching HITECH.
n engl j med 362;5 nejm.org february 4, 2010 382 I is the lifeblood of modern medicine. Health information technology (HIT) is destined to be its circulatory system. Without that system, neitherExpand
The benefits of health information technology: a review of the recent literature shows predominantly positive results.
An unprecedented federal effort is under way to boost the adoption of electronic health records and spur innovation in health care delivery. We reviewed the recent literature on health informationExpand
Participation of life-science faculty in research relationships with industry.
BACKGROUND Recent research on academic-industrial research relationships in the life sciences has examined their frequency, benefits, risks, and evolution from the standpoint of industrial sponsorsExpand
Privatization and its discontents--the evolving Chinese health care system.
In this report, the authors describe the deterioration of China's health care system in the 1980s and 1990s in the context of privatization of the Chinese economy. They discuss the ChineseExpand
Multiple Chronic Conditions: Prevalence, Health Consequences, and Implications for Quality, Care Management, and Costs
Persons with multiple chronic conditions are a large and growing segment of the US population. However, little is known about how chronic conditions cluster, and the ramifications of having specificExpand
Withholding research results in academic life science. Evidence from a national survey of faculty.
OBJECTIVES To identify the prevalence and determinants of data-withholding behaviors among academic life scientists. DESIGN Mailed survey of 3394 life science faculty in the 50 universities thatExpand
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