(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) In the decade since the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) initiatives first became law, nearly all US hospitals have adopted some form of EHR technology. Now, focus is on how a comprehensive EHR can enhance outcomes. Yet, little is known about the sociotechnical factors that can shape the relationship between advanced EHR adoption and quality of care.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/uops-nwe031519.php