More than half of 107 hospital and health system executives surveyed said they struggle to keep up with EHR upgrades or underuse EHR functions, according to a Navigant analysis based on a survey by the Healthcare Financial Management Association. The share of executives who relayed that sentiment increased from 51% in 2017 to 56% in 2018.
Providers are still hitting snags in revenue-cycle optimization
The same number of executives reported that EHR adoption challenges have been equal to or outweighed benefits to their organization's revenue-cycle performance. In other words, providers haven't seen a significant enough boost in revenue to justify new EHR functionality.
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