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EHR use tied to more women’s health tests: study
Modern Healthcare

Primary-care providers who use electronic health records are more likely to order routine women’s health tests than those without the systems, according to a study. The report in the Journal of the Medical Informatics Association is the latest to show that electronic systems increase healthcare utilization. And it found that the more sophisticated the EHR system, the more likely a clinician was to order screening tests such as breast and pelvic examinations, Pap smears, cholesterol tests, mammograms and bone mineral density tests, among others.

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