EHR en Hospitals and Health Care Providers Switch to Electronic Records <p>Doctors, hospitals and patients are now more connected than ever as the majority of health care providers in the United States are making the switch to electronic health records.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced recently that it already exceeded its goal for 50 percent of doctor’s offices and 80 percent of eligible hospitals to use EHRs by the end of 2013.</p><p>According to a 2012 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey, 17 percent of physicians and 9 percent of hospitals were using EHRs in 2008.</p> Sun, 26 May 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 10169 at