Health IT Doesn’t Improve Outcomes in Nursing Homes

The researchers concluded that the use of health IT didn’t have any effect on the patients’ clinical, functional and quality of care indicators…. only 7 percent of the residents in the homes that introduced health IT said they felt it resulted in a worsening of care. Sixty-two percent said the care had remained the same, and 31 percent felt it had improved. Earlier this year, a review article found that health IT didn’t improve quality in ambulatory care practices, either.

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  1. Vicki says:

    More bad news for Obama Care.

  2. Bruce says:

    No surprise for me here.