The use of electronic health records (EHRs) can reduce the costs of outpatient care by roughly three percent, compared to relying on traditional paper records, according to a new study from the University of Michigan that examined more than four years of healthcare cost data in nine communities.

The use of electronic health records (EHRs) can reduce the costs of outpatient care by roughly three percent, compared to relying on traditional paper records, according to a new study from the University of Michigan that examined more than four years of healthcare cost data in nine communities.

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Source: EHRs May Slow the Rise of Outpatient Healthcare Costs, Study Says