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The effect of computerized physician order entry and electronic medical record adoption on quality in US hospitals.

Publication Date: April 1st, 2010
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): McCullough J, Casey M, Prasad S, Moscovice I.

Health Affairs, 29(4):647-654, 2010.

This study examines changes in quality of care following adoption of electronic health records among a national sample of U.S. hospitals from 2004 to 2007. The use of computerized physician order entry and electronic health records resulted in significant improvements in two quality measures; larger effects in academic than nonacademic hospitals.

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