The folks on Twitter last night were getting pretty excited on the #healthcomm discussions. Several people asked for case studies of the benefits of Electronic Medical Records. This is what I found with 15 minutes of searching. I KNOW I have some more of these, but it will take a couple of days to digg them up. Let’s start here and PLEASE comment with any other studies if you have them.
Here you go:
Community Partners HealthNet, Inc. is a network of seven community health centers that operates 43 medical and dental clinics, with a total of 105 doctors serving approximately 150,000 patients. The North Carolina-based network provides comprehensive medical and dental care to uninsured and underinsured patients, and is funded under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. Download Case Study -CCHIT
“We knew that we had high quality physicians and provided superior care. We simply had no way to communicate this until we could generate data that objectively demonstrated our performance” said Mike Yerrid, Chief Information Officer Download Case Study -CCHIT
National Institute of Health:
The Advisory Group: (must request the case study)
Finding ROI in EMRs