Electronic Health Record Adoption In US Hospitals: Progress Continues, But Challenges Persist.

@article{AdlerMilstein2015ElectronicHR,
  title={Electronic Health Record Adoption In US Hospitals: Progress Continues, But Challenges Persist.},
  author={Julia Adler-Milstein and Catherine M. DesRoches and Peter Kralovec and Gregory L. Foster and Chantal Worzala and Dustin Charles and Talisha Searcy and Ashish Kumar Jha},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={2174-80}
}
Achieving nationwide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) remains an important policy priority. While EHR adoption has increased steadily since 2010, it is unclear how providers that have not yet adopted will fare now that federal incentives have converted to penalties. We used 2008-14 national data, which includes the most recently available, to examine hospital EHR trends. We found large gains in adoption, with 75 percent of US hospitals now having adopted at least a basic EHR system… CONTINUE READING
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