Docs Making Strides on Data Exchange

  • What: A new study by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) shows that a majority of office-based physicians are able to view lab results and send medication data electronically.
  • Who: Report from ONC.
  • Why: According to the report, the adoption of an EHR was the single strongest predictor of electronic exchange capability for e-prescribing, lab test viewing or ordering, and exchanging clinical summaries.
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