Hospitals drowning in paperwork

Did you know that in many hospitals, every two hours of patient care causes one hour of paperwork? It's even worse for emergency rooms, which have a 1-to-1 ratio of paperwork to patient care. Those are just two of the findings in "Patients or Paperwork? The Regulatory Burden Facing America‚Äôs Hospitals." The report, by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), was commissioned by the AHA. 

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