EHR Adoption Grows But Health Information Exchange Does Not

The United States is making substantial investments to accelerate the adoption and use of interoperable electronic health record (EHR) systems.  However, we also found persistent gaps in EHR adoption, with physicians in solo practices and non–primary care specialties lagging behind others. Physicians’ electronic health information exchange with other providers was limited, with only 14% sharing data with providers outside their organization.

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