…recent studies indicate that few providers have
completely migrated to a fulsome EHR. Recent surveys have also
highlighted limited utilization of EMR by physicians. Although the
reported percentage of uptake varies, it is fair to say that EMR
adoption is still less than 25% among Canadian physicians. To date,
the applications used by the health professions in the delivery of
care have been largely limited to passive applications such as
results reporting for laboratory and diagnostic imaging.
Source: Toward a Model of Successful Electronic Health Record Adoption
Date Published: May 15, 2008
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