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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Ambulatory EMR- Cont.

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  • Change in regulatory environment creates opportunities and challenges
  • Adoption rates are slow, better in larger groups
  • Typically less than 20% of EMR functionality is being used
  • Even when technology is given away, adoption issues continue (Wellpoint and the State of Mass.)
  • Lack of knowledge, workflow re-design, efficiency and risk are probably more significant barriers

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