Percentage of information in the medical record that is paperless (average).
|All respondents||Most wired||Least wired|
|Electronic data from other systems available digitally||42%||58%||25%|
|Paper documents scanned and attached to the record||16%||18%||11%|
|Data manually entered and available in the record||22%||16%||26%|
|Paper records never available as part of the electronic patient record||20%||8%||39%|
Source: 2006 Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study
This article first appeared in the July 2006 issue of H&HN magazine.