Minnesota-based HealthPartners saves money with e-records
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, September 1, 2009
Minnesota-based health provider and insurer HealthPartners has announced it has saved $430,000 over the past year by including electronic X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and radiology reports in patients' electronic health records. Savings included $130,000 that no longer had to be spent on transcribing radiologist reports, and $300,000 that was no longer needed for film storage costs.