Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Saving Healthcare Dollars Through IT

Posted by Mark Brousseau

Approximately 64 percent of physicians say healthcare technology does save their patients money, according to a recent survey of 705 U.S. physicians by Epocrates. The areas of technology where the most savings occur include: electronic formulary reference tools, e-health records, and e-prescribing.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think this can be true only if the EHR companies have a streamlined implementation process in place. A significant training program to provide follow through. Look at the difference in the number of companies that made CCHIT Certification between 07' and 08'.