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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Best Estimates of EHR Adoption

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Practice type Range from Medium or High Quality Surveys Best Estimates Based on High Quality Surveys
EHRs in physician offices 17 to 25% 17%
Solo practitioners 12.9 to 13% 13%
Large physicians offices* 19 to 57% 39%
EHRS in hospitals 16+ to 59% ++ none
CPOE in hospitals 4 to 21% 5%

* Large is defined as > 20 physicians by one study (with an estimate of 39%) and > 50 physicians (with an estimate of 57%).
+ Estimate from a survey rated "low" in quality of methodology
++ Estimate from a survey quality of content suggested "low" in confidence in the estimate


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