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EHR adoption still lags for small, rural practices: researchers
Modern Healthcare

Adoption of electronic health-record systems remains higher among large physician groups and hospitals than among smaller ones, according to two studies published in the journal Health Affairs.

In the first study, government researchers, using funding from HHS‘ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, examined data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey from 2002 through 2011.