EHRs can improve patient care, down from 75% the year before.
Achieving Meaningful Use is a burden.
The Affordable Care Act will be detrimental to patient care, up from 50% the year before.
Most or all of the Affordable Care Act should be repealed, and 26% believe that some elements should be repealed. Only 16% said to keep it as is.
The shift to Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) will have a negative impact on profitability, up from 48% last year.
The quality of care will decrease over the next five years.
For the third consecutive year, we asked physicians across America about some of the most important topics affecting them, their practices and their patients.
With the growing challenges posed by government programs, payment reform and the overall economic climate, this was a particularly compelling time to gather doctors' points-of-view. How much do physicians trust their EHR vendor's capabilities? What are their thoughts on the Affordable Care Act, and how it might affect patient care?
See the insights we uncovered on physicians' use of EHRs:
Click a topic to see its survey data.