EHR use helps boost HIV screening rates [VIDEO]


There may be some professionals in the medical community who are still on the fence about adopting electronic health records. 

It's understandable that some may be wary about new technology, but it's important to focus on the many ways that EHRs can benefit the the healthcare industry as a whole. 

For instance, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that EHR use increased HIV screening rates in at urban clinics in 

New York City from 8 percent to 56 percent in three years. Boosts in HIV screening rates were also seen in New Orleans care centers that utilize EHRs. 

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