Survey Finds Steady Climb in EHR Adoption

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  • December 01 2011, 4:20pm EST

One-third of office-based physicians have a "basic" electronic health records or electronic medical records system, according to preliminary figures from the federal 2011 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

A "basic" system supports patient history and demographics, problem lists, physician clinical notes, comprehensive medication and allergy lists, computerized orders for prescriptions, and viewing laboratory and imaging results electronically.

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