Your first time here? Welcome, I'm glad you've dropped in.... David Soul (aka Bricoleur)

CanadianEMR contains a pointer to a survey from the US Medical Records Istitute that provides insight to some of
the trends and drivers in the uptake and use of EHR.
The MRI Survey of EHR Trends and Usage reveals insights into the:

Motivations driving the need for Electronic Health Record systems
EHR applications and functions being implemented or planned
IT platforms used to support EHR applications
EHR configurations for different environments
Data capture methods being employed
Major barriers to implementing EHR systems
Mobile/Wireless healthcare priorities, applications, platforms, and concerns

One of the interesting things to me was the comparatively low use (both current and planned uptale for the period 2005-2009) of Continuity of Care facilities in EHR packages by users of EHR packages… You can find the link to the report at

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