Study: Electronic medical records lower infant mortality

Posted on: May 20, 2011

EMRA lot of doctors are on the fence about moving to EMR systems.  Proof of improved care is starting to show.

The study says that a 10 percent increase in hospital use of basic electronic records would save 16 babies for every 100,000 live births. It estimates that a complete national transition to electronic records would save 6,400 infants each year in the U.S.

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