Magazine article Information Management

U.S. Nears 100% EHR Adoption

Magazine article Information Management

U.S. Nears 100% EHR Adoption

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EHRs

Ninety-six percent of U.S. hospitals are using certified electronic health records (EHRs), compared with 72% in 2011, revealed a survey released at the 2016 annual meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in Washington, D.C.

"Data showing the nearly universal adoption of certified electronic health records are an indication of how far we have come for clinicians and individuals since the HITECH Act was passed," National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo said in a statement.

Introduced in 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act has led to an increase in the adoption of health IT, eweek. com reported. …

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