The survey found that adoption of EHRs has increased more than five-fold over the last five years. Specifically, 93% of hospitals in 2013 reported being "in possession" of an EHR system that received meaningful use certification.
"93% of hospitals in 2013 reported being "in possession" of an EHR system that received meaningful use certification."While EHRs can improve healthcare delivery they also facilitate identity theft. Healthcare organizations seeking proactive detection of identity theft and breaches of patient privacy can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- American Hospital Association survey
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(a) More Hospitals Adopting EHRs, Sending Health Data Electronically - www.iHealthBeat.org, 05/06/2014