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Electronic Medical Record Systems in Critical Access Hospitals: Leadership Perspectives on Anticipated and Realized Benefits

Description
Examines the efficacy of electronic medical records (EMRs) in reducing healthcare costs while also improving performance and quality in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Also discusses the reasons CAH leadership may choose to implement an EMR, and whether anticipated benefits have generally been realized. Results are based on a survey of leadership from 15 Iowa-based CAHs.
Author(s)
Troy R. Mills, Jared Vavroch, James A. Bahensky, Marcia M. Ward
Citation
Perspectives in Health Information Management, 7(Spring)
Date
04/2010
Type
Document
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Iowa