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Joseph S, Sow M, Furukawa MF
AHRQ Author: Furukawa MF
HITECH spurs EHR vendor competition and innovation, resulting in increased adoption.
This study examined the impact of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). It found increased provider adoption and also provides the first evidence of increased competitiveness and innovation in the electronic health records industry spurred by HITECH.
Citation: Joseph S, Sow M, Furukawa MF . HITECH spurs EHR vendor competition and innovation, resulting in increased adoption. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Sep;20(9):734-40..
Keywords: Health Information Technology (HIT), Healthcare Costs, Electronic Prescribing (E-Prescribing), Electronic Health Records (EHRs)