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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Fewer than 10%...

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  • Fewer than 10% of physicians are using EHRS with full functionality such as electronic prescribing or computerized order entry.

    "How Common Are Electronic Health Records In The United States? A Summary Of The Evidence", Health Affairs no. 6 (2006): w496-w507, Ashish K. Jha, Timothy G. Ferris, Karen Donelan, Catherine DesRoches, Alexandra Shields, Sara Rosenbaum and David Blumenthal

  • In the private sector, there are potential revenue gains through EHRS adoption, In community Health Centers, the major driver for EHRS adoption is quality

    The Value of Electronic Health Records in Community Health Centers: Policy Implications, Robert Miller and Christopher West, Health Affairs 26 no 1, (2007)206-214

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