Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI Pilot Lowered Monthly Costs By Up to 33% Through EHRs
BCBSRI conducted a three-year pilot program that partially funded 79 primary care physicians to purchase and use EHRs. The pilot, which became the foundation of BCBSRI's patient-centered medical home model, improved healthcare quality by a median rate of 44 percent in family and children's health, 35 percent in women's care and 24 percent in internal medicine.
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