Electronic Medical Record Systems in Critical Access Hospitals: Leadership Perspectives on Anticipated and Realized Benefits
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.
Troy R. Mills, Jared Vavroch, James A. Bahensky, Marcia M. Ward
Perspectives in Health Information Management, 7(Spring)
Critical Access Hospitals · Health information technology · Iowa