The paper features findings from the 2013 survey of U.S. physicians from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
Key survey findings include:
• Seventy-five percent of all physicians said clinical capabilities are a major positive reason to collaborate with hospitals.
• Seventy-three percent of all physicians believe that health IT will improve the quality of care provided in the longer term.
• Only 31 percent of solo practitioners have an electronic health record system that meets meaningful use stage 1 requirements, compared with 82 percent of larger practices.
• Overall, 63 percent of physicians are satisfied with their EHRs.
• Seventy-four percent strongly agreed that faster and more accurate billing for services is the greatest benefit of EHRs.
• Seventy-two percent of physicians in practices that do not have EHRs meeting meaningful use stage 1 requirements said the upfront financial investment is the greatest barrier to EHR adoption.
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