Can EHRs Improve Diabetes Care?

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Implementation of a commercially available electronic health record (EHR) appears to improve diabetes care and outcomes, according to results of an American investigation. Patients who were exposed to EHRs were significantly more likely to experience better improvements in blood pressure, aspirin prescription, and smoking cessation than those who were not exposed to EHRs.

Abstract: Health Services Research, January 17, 2012 (online).

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