FACTS AND STATS

Twenty-eight percent of U.S. primary care physicians (PCPs) and 23% of Canadian PCPs utilize electronic health records, compared with 98% of PCPs in the Netherlands, according to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund/Harris Interactive published online by Health Affairs. U.S and Canadian physicians also were less likely to receive computerized alerts about potential harmful drug interactions or drug does.
Source:Commonwealth Fund
Date published: 11-06-06


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