Poll: More doctors using health IT, but cost concerns remain

03/16/2009 | Modern Healthcare (free registration)

The use of electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry systems and other forms of health IT among doctors has grown in the past five years, according to an American College of Physician Executives survey. The poll, which involved about 1,000 ACPE members, found that 64.5% have set up EMR platforms while 43.8% are using CPOE applications. The report also noted that 40.9% of respondents cited insufficient funds and resources as the main reason for not deploying IT.

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