Study: Costs deter smaller osteopathic practices from adopting EHRs

08/17/2007 | Healthcare IT News

Cost is a significant barrier to adopting EHR systems for osteopathic surgeons, according to new research. The study found larger medical groups adopt EHRs at a rate of 55.1%, while solo practices adopt them at a rate of 25%. The median implementation cost was $20,000 per physician, but 22.3% of practices with EHRs reported decreased costs after implementation.

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