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Hospitals achieve 96% EHR adoption rate; data exchange still needs work
Modern Healthcare

Most hospitals have electronic health record systems, but that doesn’t mean every hospital can exchange patient medical records with every other healthcare provider, two data reports from the federal government conclude.On the plus side, adoption of EHRs by the U.S. hospital community is nearly complete, according to a report by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC “data brief” is based on a supplement to the 2015 edition of an annual survey by the American Hospital Association.

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