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Latest crop of med students expects to use EHRs in their practices

Hospitals and practices that are hiring, be advised: 70% of current med students say the availabilty of EHRs will be a deciding factor in where they choose to practice.

That’s the news according to a recent Epocrates survey. Unlike many of their already-practicing peers, the students overwhelmingly said the main driver for EHRs will be the benefits experienced by individual practices, not government incentives.

The students may be more kindly disposed toward EHRs because of their experiences with them to date: More than half of the students said they were satisfied with the EHR training their schools provided.

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