Use of Electronic Health Records to Manage Tobacco Screening and Treatment in Rural Primary Care
Study examining the benefits of using electronic health records (EHR) in addressing tobacco dependence by primary care providers, comparing rural and urban data from the 2012-2015 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Discusses the utility of EHR and barriers to EHR adoption in rural practices, and offers data tables covering patient characteristics and statistics related to primary care visits and smoking cessation.
Jean A. Talbot, Erika C. Ziller, Carly M. Milkowski
Journal of Rural Health
Health information technology · Primary care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention