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Health Quest, a Hudson Valley-based health system comprising four hospitals and provider organizations, decided it needed a single source of truth database where it could send its staff for projects focused on achieving the Triple Aim.
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Smaller practices struggle to use advanced EHR features, Black Book finds
Author Tony Abraham
Published April 17, 2018
- Nearly 90% of practices with six or fewer practitioners aren't using advanced EHR features such as electronic messaging, clinical decision support, interoperability, data sharing and patient engagement, according to a recent Black Book survey of about 19,000 EHR users.
- The majority of larger practices use advanced features frequently, and 30% of practices with 11 or more clinicians said they expect to replace their current EHR system by 2021.
- Although larger practices are better positioned to implement new IT tools, 93% of all practices with functioning EHR systems are using basic features that are directly tied to customer satisfaction.
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