[ Wednesday, August 11, 2004 ]


Top 5 Drivers of EMR/EHRs: This week's Modern Healthcare (Aug 2, page 32) includes a Medical Records Institute survey of the top factors driving the need for electronic medical/health records:
  1. Need to improve quality of care (87.4%)
  2. Need to improve clinical processes/workflow efficiency (84.9%)
  3. Need to improve clinical documentation in support of billing (74.8%)
  4. Need to reduce medical errors (73.1)
  5. Need to share patient information among providers (70.6%)

Jeff [3:48 PM]

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