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Jim Taylor was recently interviewed by The Ambulatory M&A Advisor for an article entitled: Understanding Retail Commercial Leases for Urgent Care Practices. The article may be found at the link below.
The use of electronic health records (EHRs) by physicians, hospitals, and other providers has dramatically increased in recent years. The federal government reports that 78% of office-based physicians are now using some type of EHR, up from only 18% in 2001. Additionally, while only 9% of hospitals had adopted EHRs in 2008, more than 80% are now meaningfully using the technology.
 Hsiao CJ, Hing E. ”Use and characteristics of electronic health record systems among office-based practices: United States, 2001-2013.” NCHS data brief, no 143. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2014.
 Press Release, United States Department of Health & Human Services, “Doctors and hospitals’ use of health IT more than doubles since 2012.” (May 22, 2013).