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Blog: Piecing together a story from EHR implementation data
Modern Healthcare

The great thing about data is if you play with it, it tells you stories.

Then the question is, are the stories true?

We know from several empirical studies that a digital divide exists between large and urban healthcare providers on one hand and small and rural providers on the other.

What we don’t know quite yet—empirically—is whether the federal electronic health-record system incentive payment program has begun to bridge that divide. My somewhat educated guess would be, yes, but that’s not good enough.