HIMSS Analytics: EMR sophistication correlates to hospital quality data

Thursday, 2 November, 2006

This paper shows results that have never before been demonstrated with this degree of confidence: Statistical correlations exist between sophisticated electronic medical records (EMR) technology and improved patient outcomes. EMR investments have traditionally been hard to justify based on straight ROI calculations, but given the results detailed in this study, that tradition may be on the verge of a radical change.