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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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2007 Massachusetts Survey Summary

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  • EHR adoption continues to increase
    • Majority of Massachusetts' physicians use EHRs
  • Large segments of the physician population have "light" models of EHRs
    • Just over half of physicians with EHRs have
      • Lab and radiology order entry
      • Clinical decision support
  • Use of available EHR functions is increasing
  • Substantial proportions of EHR users do not use key functions that may improve quality and safety (order entry, e-Rx, and decision support)

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