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Electronic Health Records and Clinical Trials: An Incentive to Integrate

Posted on | March 30, 2010 | 3 Comments

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Chris Thorman

As we wait for the federal government to finalize important sections of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), there is a lot of talk about the financial incentives for implementing electronic health records (EHR). And understandably so. Practices that implement an EHR under the federal government’s guidelines stand to gain nearly $50,000 in incentives over the next five years.

A topic that hasn’t been as hotly discussed is using information gleaned from EHR software to participate in clinical trials. We think this should play a larger role in deciding whether or not a practice should purchase EHR software. Why? Participation in clinical trials has the potential to net a profit of hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. Nowthat’s an incentive to purchase an EHR. (CONTINUE)

Chris Thorman writes for Software Advice, a web site with reviews of electronic health record programs.
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3 Responses to “Electronic Health Records and Clinical Trials: An Incentive to Integrate”

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