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Displaying Lab Prices on EHR Systems Cuts Costs
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A new study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting the potential for significant healthcare cost reductions when physicians know the up-front cost of ordering routine lab tests.

The latest study involved 215 primary care physicians at Atrius Health, an alliance of six non-profit medical groups, and a home health and hospice agency in Massachusetts that uses an integrated electronic health record system.