The benefits of health information technology: a review of the recent literature shows predominantly positive results.

@article{Buntin2011TheBO,
  title={The benefits of health information technology: a review of the recent literature shows predominantly positive results.},
  author={M. Buntin and M. Burke and M. Hoaglin and D. Blumenthal},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          464-71
        }
}
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 information technology to determine its effect on outcomes, including quality, efficiency, and provider satisfaction. We found that 92 percent of the recent articles on health information technology reached conclusions that were positive overall. We also found that the benefits of the technology are beginning to… Expand

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