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Strong Evidence Health IT Value at HIMSS16

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 22 33 1 | about 1 year ago

Physicians are taught to evaluate the strength of the evidence when reviewing proposed changes in clinical practice. Perhaps it is due to this “show me the evidence” sensibility that physicians have been reluctant to accept the value proposition of EHRs without assurance of positive outcomes presented to them in a scientific fashion.

More than a little nudging was required to persuade the majority of physicians to adopt EHR systems. But, now that the results of the Meaningful Use incentive nudges have been realized in the form of widespread adoption of EHRs, even previously skeptical clinicians can relate to patient outcome success stories that are due to analysis based on EHR data.

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