Private practice physicians less likely to maintain electronic records, study shows

Healthcare Finance: Modernizing health records by making them electronic has gained momentum as technology evolves and policies push healthcare toward digital solutions. But the same trend has not been evident for physicians who remain in private practice, new research finds.

The research, led by Jordan Everson, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, finds striking differences in the use of electronic health records among more than 291,000 physicians.

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