With a two-fold increase in adoption since 2006, use of electronic medical records (EMR) in community-based practices in Canada has yielded efficiency and patient care benefits valued at $1.3 billion. The emerging benefits of electronic medical record use in community-based care, a PwC study commissioned by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway drew on more than 250 research publications from around the world and includes up-to-date Canadian results from recent studies and surveys. The study uncovers the benefits achieved over a six year period (2006-2012):
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Canada Health Infoway: The emerging benefits of electronic medical record use in community-based care — Report (624 KB)
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