5/24/2010

A HIMSS Analytics report suggests that between 30% and 40% of U.S. hospitals could be at risk operationally and financially for not meeting the meaningful use requirements for electronic medical record adoption, while more than 50% of clinics could face the same hurdle despite assistance from regional extension centers. The report underscores the digital divide between bigger hospitals and small rural health centers, a HIMSS official says.

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