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E-Health Records Not Ready For Prime Time In Research, Disparities In Adoption Suggest

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

Researchers looking to use electronic health records may have to wait a bit longer before EHRs become a viable tool for comparative effectiveness research, based on disparities in the location of EHR adoption. A GAO report finds the highest adoption of EHRs in the South and in urban areas.

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