Thanks in part to widespread adoption of electronic health records, an estimated 87,000 fewer hospital patients died and nearly $20 billion in costs were saved because of reduced hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2014.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, hospital patients experienced 2.1 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) from 2010 to 2014—a 17 percent decline over that period.
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