After analyses revealed that going electronic would be beneficial Brown & Toland Physicians, a US medical practice association (IPA), launched an interoperable electronic health record (EHR) system in 2005, the first IPA in the US to do so. The system gave all of its 850 physicians electronic point-of-care access to patient-centric records of diagnostic results reporting. Use of the EHR resulted in a reduction in duplicative testing and better care for patients. By the end of 2009, the doctors h...

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