Survey: Doctors support EHRs but are concerned about costs

03/5/2010 | Health Data Management

A survey by Sermo revealed that 80% of 1,000 physician respondents like electronic health records but a greater number said the technology is costly. Three in five doctors polled also said EHRs tend to distract during patient interactions. "EHRs have a long way to go towards delivering on the promise of cost savings, freed resources, and better medicine," said Daniel Palestrant, CEO of the Web-based physician community.

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