According to a recent study published by Health Affairs, hospitals in which racial and ethnic disparities exist are less likely than other hospitals to have adopted electronic health records (EHRs). Researchers surveyed 2,368 hospitals about their use of electronic systems for 24 functions. The hospitals that served the most Medicaid, African American and Hispanic patients had lower rates of EHR adoption compared to hospitals that served less of these patients.

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