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Journal Article
Study

The effect of health information technology on quality in U.S. hospitals.

McCullough JS, Casey M, Moscovice I, et al. Health affairs (Project Hope). 2010;29:647-54.

This study found that adoption of CPOE and electronic health records, which are utilized more in academic settings, can result in improved care for targeted quality measures. The authors discuss their findings in the context of suggested policy changes that call for wider adoption of health information technology nationally.