Electronic Health Records are Associated with Higher Quality in Primary Care Practices


Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Mark William Friedberg; Kathryn L. Coltin; Dana Gelb Safran; Marguerite Dresser; Alan Zaslavsky; Eric C. Schneider

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Type: Brief

Abstract:

Demonstrating a link between use of electronic health records in community-based primary care practices and higher-quality care, this study encourages prioritization of such technologies and their advanced functionalities.