61% of healthcare officials indicate terrible, poor ROI on EHRs, survey finds

Nineteen percent of healthcare professionals rated the return on investment for EHRs as "terrible," according to a Health Catalyst survey.

Health Catalyst surveyed more than 1,100 healthcare professionals about their attitudes toward EHRs at the Healthcare Analytics Summit in Salt Lake City earlier this month.

Here's how healthcare professionals responded when asked to assess the ROI produced by EHR investments since the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009, which incentivized EHR adoption.

1. Terrible: 19 percent

2. Poor: 42 percent

3. Mediocre: 29 percent

4. Positive: 9 percent

5. Superb: 1 percent

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