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Early Phase EHR Adopters Focus on Health IT Infrastructure

March 7, 2019 - Healthcare organizations in the early phase of EHR adoption are focused primarily on health IT infrastructure, such as interoperability and data security, according to a roundtable of 31 high-level healthcare executives. The roundtable was sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions in collaboration with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Participants said...


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