10 States With Highest, Lowest EHR Adoption

More and more hospitals and health systems are slowly going live on electronic health records, though implementation is uneven across the country.

Here are the states with the highest and lowest EHR adoption rate, according to an infographic produced by the University of California, Berkeley School of Information.

The five states with the highest EHR adoption rates:

1. Utah: 71.6 percent

2. South Dakota: 71.2 percent

3. Wyoming: 71.0 percent

4. Iowa: 70.8 percent

5. North Dakota: 69.2 percent

The five states with the lowest EHR adoption rates:

1. Rhode Island: 52.1 percent

2. New Jersey: 53.1 percent

3. District of Columbia: 53.6 percent

4. Louisiana: 54.1 percent

5. New York: 54.6 percent

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