Extrapolating evidence of health information technology savings and costs /

In 2003, RAND Health began a broad study to better understand the role and importance of Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMR-S) in improving health and reducing healthcare costs, and to help inform government actions that could maximize EMR-S benefits and increase its use. This report provides th...

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Main Author: Girosi, Federico.
Other Authors: Meili, Robin., Scoville, Richard P.
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA : RAND Health, 2005.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • ch. 2. Scaling up and projecting savings into the future
  • ch. 3. Estimating the benefits of HIT
  • ch. 4. Estimating the cost of HIT
  • ch. 5. Simulation of financial incentives
  • ch. 6. Conclusion and summary
  • Appendix A. Taxonomies
  • Appendix B.A note on transaction and administrative costs
  • Appendix C. Cost of connectivity.