Archive for July, 2014

EHR adoption rates among practices across the country have skyrocketed in just a few short years.

Key takeaways from new data on EHR use

From 2007 to 2012, the number of office-based physicians that have adopted EHR software more than doubled from 35 percent to 72 percent — a figure that continued to rise to 78 percent just last year. Read More »

Most patients in the U.S. expect their doctors or hospitals to use EHR.

Majority of patients expect EHRs

A survey of nearly 3,700 patients nationwide found that 83 percent of respondents “expect hospitals to use EHR systems,” with only a mere 8 percent stating the opposite. Read More »