How Does Integrated EMR Lower Healthcare Cost in Underdeveloped Countries?

Examine the impact of adoption of integrated electronic medical records on healthcare cost in underdeveloped countries. Integrated EMR is a comprehensive system that enables health care professionals and clinicians to timely access to patient data to improve care and lower cost. Health IT literature has been focusing on examining the impact of EMR in developed countries; therefore, there is a need to study the impact in underdeveloped countries. Many underdeveloped countries experience difficulties in reducing healthcare cost without sacrificing quality.