This snapshot presents the results of a sample survey of California dentists, examining their use of and interest in health information technology, including the adoption of electronic dental health records.
Health Information Technology in California Dental Practices: Survey Findings (2.15 MB)
This sample survey of California dentists examines their use of and interest in health information technology, including the adoption and use of electronic dental health records (EDHRs). "Technology" was defined as computer hardware and software, clinical equipment, and Internet/website tools and applications. The survey also explores dentists' interest in federal stimulus support for EDHR adoption provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Among the key findings:
The presentation opens with a general profile of California dental practices, including staff and patient demographics, payment mix, and geographic concentrations. The complete snapshot is available as a Document Download.