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Doc-owners find EHR adoption more taxing: survey
Modern Healthcare

Physicians who own their practices may require more help to implement electronic health records than those who do not, a new study finds. Using survey data from more than 150 physicians, taken during a Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative pilot, researchers from Boston-based not-for-profit system Partners HealthCare assessed physicians’ perceptions about the difficulties associated with EHR implementation. Of the respondents, more than half said implementation was “somewhat difficult,” while 35% called the EHR implementation process “very difficult.”