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Small Providers Benefit from EHRs, Survey Shows
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Health information technology (IT) has benefited even small physician practices, according to a new report that contradicts other recent findings claiming that electronic health records (EHRs) and other health IT do not yield the benefits most providers expect.

Previous studies focused on the early years of electronic health records (EHR) when functions were not as mature, according to one of the authors of the survey article, David Blumenthal, MD, the national coordinator for health IT.