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Higher Electronic Health Record (EHR) Functionality Lowers Urban Hospital Costs but Rural Impacts Are Minimal

Description
Examines the relationship between electronic health record (EHR) functionality and hospital costs. Compares the effect of increasing EHR functionality in urban and rural hospitals and by inpatient and outpatient service categories.
Author(s)
Claudia Alejandra Rhoades, Brian E. Whitacre, Alison F. Davis
Date
09/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health
Tagged as
Health information technology · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Outpatient care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data