Physicians' EHR Perceptions Differ Depending on Usage, Survey Finds

A survey by Sage Healthcare Division found that physicians who already use electronic health records have different perceptions and expectations about the system than physicians who are considering buying EHRs, according to a Healthcare Technology Online report.  

Physician EHR users said they measure the success of their EHR through reporting and tracking healthcare outcomes (64 percent) and error reduction (62 percent), while potential EHR buyers said they would measure EHR success through increased revenue (74 percent) and reporting and tracking healthcare outcomes (60 percent).

Read the Healthcare Technology Online report on EHR perceptions.

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