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Electronic health records have limited influence on reducing costs for rural hospitals

by Claudia Rhoades, Brian Whitacre and Alison Davis Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are computer programs used by hospitals to collect information about patients, treatments, and outcomes. Some experts believe that EHRs can improve health care quality and reduce hospital costs by reducing errors, facilitating the flow of information, and allowing health professionals to do tasks […]