Surprise - Health is Social; Relationships Beat Out IT...

Researchers examined the records of 568 patients at 24 New Jersey primary-care practices participating in a study on improving colorectal cancer screening and concluded that the “relationship-centered aspects” of the medical home model “are more highly correlated with preventive service delivery” than were “information technology capabilities.” Of the practices in the study, 46% used electronic health records, though it's unknown what functions were used and how long the systems were in place.

@fackeldeyfinds you remain visionary with 'hotealthcare' circa 2007.

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