State Gets Mixed Reviews on Electronic Health Record Use

To make the Affordable Care Act work, one tool is critical: the electronic health record.

These digital forms, known in the medical community as EHRs, can help doctors identify and offer preventive treatment to illness-prone patients, instead of waiting for a crisis and hospitalization.

And EHRs are crucial to such Affordable Care Act goals as treating Medicare patients with closely integrated medical teams and curbing hospital readmissions.  Read more here.

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