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Can Electronic Medical Record Systems Transform Health Care? Potential Health Benefits, Savings and Costs


08 March 2016


This article published in Health Affairs broadly examines the potential health and financial benefits of health information technology (HIT). It compares health care with the use of IT in other industries and estimates potential savings and costs of widespread adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems, models important health and safety benefits. 

This article is available in English only.   

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