The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released new data that reports almost 7 in 10 skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and 8 and 10 home health agencies (HHAs) adopted EHRs in 2017. In addition to EHR adoption and use, the brief highlights that nearly 40% of HHAs used telehealth technology to keep track of patient’s health between in person visits.
- Electronic Health Record Adoption and Interoperability among U.S. Skilled Nursing Facilities and Home Health Agencies in 2017. ONC Data Brief No. 41. November 2018