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Table 3 Differences in hospital characteristics of hospitals for Epic, Meditech and Cerner

From: Vendor of choice and the effectiveness of policies to promote health information exchange

   All EHR vendors EPIC Meditech Cerner
N = 1871 N = 407 N = 360 N = 338
Hospital size Small (< 100 beds) 47% 33%*** 44% 33%***
Medium (100–399 beds) 40% 44%* 51%*** 49%***
Large (> = 400 beds) 13% 23%*** 5%*** 18%***
Ownership Non-Profit 71% 88%*** 69% 78%***
For-Profit 8% 1%*** 14%*** 7%
Public 21% 11%*** 17%** 15%***
  1. Note: Using t-test for equality of means the significance levels for a two-tailed tests are *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01