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A Rural-Urban Comparison of Hospitals Participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program

Description
Examines the history and progression of electronic health record (EHR) usage in rural hospitals across the U.S. Seeks to explain why rural hospitals, including Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), tend to lag behind their urban counterparts in EHR adoption, and makes policy recommendations for improving the meaningful use of EHRs in rural hospitals.
Author(s)
Jan Eberth, Sharita R. Thomas
Date
02/2017
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Health information technology · Hospitals · Policy · Rural-urban differences