Correlates of Electronic Health Record Adoption in Office Practices: A Statewide Survey
Diffusion of Innovation
Medical Records Systems, Computerized
Practice Management, Medical
While almost half of physicians in Massachusetts are using an EHR, fewer than one in four practices in Massachusetts have adopted EHRs. Adoption rates are lower in smaller practices, those not affiliated with hospitals, and those that do not teach medical students or residents. Interventions to expand EHR use must address both financial and non-financial barriers, especially among smaller practices.