A study released by the American Action Forum shows that along with the benefits of EHR’s, healthcare providers and facilities are experiencing costs in EHR use that will require changes in health information policy. One finding: The cost of EHR’s, even though subsidized by the government, has been too much for smaller organizations such as individual physician practices to bear. That factor, along with increases in administrative requirements, has driven doctors into large groups or hospital employment.
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