Advanced EHRs Save 10% Per Patient, Study Says

A large study of electronic health records systems, which includes automation of ancillary services such as clinical data repository, pharmacy, and laboratories, shows that they save money for third-party payers and patients, but not necessarily for hospitals. A sweeping examination of more than 5 million inpatient records at 550 hospitals during 2009 identified savings averaging 9.6% per patient – or $731 – from the 19% of hospitals that used advanced electronic health records when compared with hospitals that did not. Read the source article at healthleadersmedia.com

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