Top 10 Countries for EHR Adoption

The United States has a relatively low rate of electronic health record adoption among physicians as compared with other developed nations, according to a Bloomberg News report.

According to the report, the top 10 countries with the highest EHR adoption rates are:

  1. Norway (98 percent)
  2. Netherlands (98 percent)
  3. United Kingdom (97 percent)
  4. New Zealand (97 percent)
  5. Australia (92 percent)
  6. Germany (82 percent)
  7. United States (69 percent)
  8. France (67 percent)
  9. Canada (56 percent)
  10. Switzerland (41 percent)

The report pulled adoption rates from a Health Affairs survey in 10 developed countries.

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