Physician Attitudes on Ease of Use of EHR Functionalities Related to Meaningful Use
We assessed physician attitudes on ease of use of electronic health record (EHR) functionalities related to “Meaningful Use” and whether ease of use was associated with EHR characteristics.
HITECH Spurs EHR Vendor Competition and Innovation, Resulting in Increased Adoption
This is the first empirical evidence to demonstrate increased competition and innovation in the EHR industry as a result of the HITECH program.
Evolving Vendor Market for HITECH-Certified Ambulatory EHR Products
Balancing competing goals of innovation and regulatory oversight will influence the evolution of the vendor market for certified ambulatory electronic health record products.
Physician Capability to Electronically Exchange Clinical Information, 2011
We assessed physicians' capability to electronically share clinical information with other providers and describe variation in exchange capability across states and electronic health record vendors.
Emerging and Encouraging Trends in E-Prescribing Adoption Among Providers and Pharmacies
Using nationally representative transactional e-prescribing data, this study describes the trends of e-prescribing adoption by providers and pharmacies.
Early Results From the Hospital Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs
While more than 75% of hospitals are participating in the federal electronic health record incentive program, small hospitals and Critical Access hospitals lag behind.
Engaging Providers in Underserved Areas to Adopt Electronic Health Records
We assessed Regional Extension Centers' (RECs') progress in promoting EHR adoption among providers in rural and health professional shortage areas and found that RECs are achieving much success in enrolling these providers.
Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology: Evidence Suggests Benefits and Challenges Lie Ahead
The authors discuss the wide-reaching impact of legislation spurring the adoption of health information technology and provide an overview of the content found in this special issue.
Electronic Medical Records and Efficiency and Productivity During Office Visits
The relationship between electronic medical record use and efficiency/productivity during office visits varied by type of service and reason for visit.
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