Is a system-wide electronic health record system a new demand to attain high-quality healthcare delivery? It might very well be.
A new study conducted by Thomson Reuters and published in Modern Healthcare announced its latest Top 10 ranking healthcare systems. Interestingly, each of these systems shared three factors in attaining higher-quality outcomes:
1) A corporate-level coordinating committee;
2) Involvement in planning from front-line caregivers; and
3) A system-wide electronic health record system EHR.