Virtually all groups now have even higher objectives for the potential of wellness IT.
Just how are groups using EHRs, and what benefits have they achieved in patient care, practice efficiency, and clinical quality? Outcomes indicate that these groups look at EHRs as essential tools and that experienced users universally expressed improved optimism regarding the worthiness they expect to capture from their continued use of the systems. Experience with the systems has elevated their anticipations of the effect EHRs will have on clinical quality, patient communications, and office performance. (more…)