Hospital EHRs fall short in addressing pneumonia, heart failure

04/19/2012 | InformationWeek

Zynx Health examined data from 79 hospitals and found EHRs at these facilities to be lacking in evidence-based clinical processes. According to the review, only 62% of the hospitals' EHRs feature clinical best practices for cutting readmissions, mortality and overall expenses in congestive heart failure patients, while only 67% have such features for pneumonia care.

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