Study: Most U.S. docs use EMRs

05/10/2013 | Healthcare Informatics online

Electronic prescribing and EMR use among U.S. physicians increased by 34% annually, while routine HIT use by physicians in seven other countries including Canada and France saw a 15% annual increase, according to a study from Accenture. The study found that 93% of responding U.S. doctors actively use EMRs and 45% access clinical information from external sources. Majorities in the eight countries agreed that HIT has reduced errors and improved the quality of clinical research data, but only 38% of U.S. doctors said HIT has reduced costs.

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