Study: External Incentives Accelerate Health IT Adoption among Small Primary Care Practices

January 26, 2017

Healthcare Informatics: A recent study examining the adoption and use of health information technology by small primary care physician practices found that external incentives, such as those practices participating in pay-for-performance programs and participating in public reporting of clinical quality data, were associated with a greater adoption and use of health IT. The study was led by Diane Rittenhouse, M.D., from the department of family and community medicine, the University of California San Francisco, as well as researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health.

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