The meaningful use incentive program has spurred a lot of growth in health IT use. But a digital divide still exists between solo practices and their larger counterparts, and between independent practices and those that belong to an integrated health delivery system. Between 2009 and 2012, the rate of electronic health record use among primary care physicians increased from 46 percent to 69 percent, according to a report by The Commonwealth Fund, published in the February issue of the Health Services Research journal.
Solo practices still lagging in EHR adoption
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