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DYK: Hospitals Adopting EHR in Record Numbers

Digitizing records is now such a big deal in healthcare that the Electronic Health Record sector is valued at $9.3 billion.  Hospitals are coming on board in record numbers.  The percentage of hospitals using digital records skyrocketed from 9.4% to 75.5% between 2008 and 2014.*  But, transferring data from one hospital system to another is still a huge problem.  Baby steps, baby steps. 

* Caldwell, Patrick.  "We've Spent Billions to Fix Our Medical Records, and They're Still a Mess.  Here's Why."  www.motherjones.com.  October 21, 2015.  Web.  July 2017.