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EHR use leads to improved image review: study
Modern Healthcare

Using an electronic health record to review portal images can lead to improvements in patient care and safety, according to a new study.

The study—results of which are published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology—found that use of an EHR improves compliance with record-keeping and timeliness policies. Better compliance, in turn, can improve patient care and safety, the authors said.