The Effect of Hospital-Physician Integration on Health Information Technology Adoption
AbstractHospitals have greater administrative control over the actions and resources of physicians they employ, enabling the implementation of new technology and initiatives. This study tested for and found that hospital employment of physicians is associated with significant increases in the probability of physicians using hospital health information technology.
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Date of creation: 31 Oct 2013
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hospitals; physicians ; vertical integration; health information technology; transaction cost economics;
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- NEP-ALL-2014-01-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-HEA-2014-01-17 (Health Economics)
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