10/30/2009

Achieving the potential benefits of electronic health record systems, such as improved patient care and reduced costs, is still a long shot for most physician practices, even for those with ample experience in EHR adoption, according to an American Medical Group Association study. The benefits of EHR implementation "only result after workflow redesign, adjustments to the division of labor/staff utilization, and expanding utilization of the system capabilities," noted the study authors.

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