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Benefits of EHRs

Improving Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes for Patients with Complex Conditions

Electronic health records (EHRs) can improve health care quality and patient outcomes for patients with complex conditions such as cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, end-stage renal disease, and diabetes. Electronic health records (EHRs) can help your organization:

In a national survey, 74% of providers reported that using an EHR system enhanced patient care.1 EHRs can help your organization improve health care quality and patient outcomes in ways that matter for your patients with complex conditions.

Achieving Meaningful Use

One of the best ways to ensure you take full advantage of the benefits of electronic health records to improve care in your organization is to achieve meaningful use. Meaningfully using an EHR will help you improve health care quality and patient outcomes for patients with complex conditions.

For More Information

For more information on how you can leverage the benefits of electronic health records to improve health care quality and patient outcomes for patients with complex conditions, see the following resources.

References

  1. Jamoom E, Beatty P, Bercovitz A, Woodwell D, Palso K, Rechtsteiner E. “Physician Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems: United States, 2011.” 2012.