Why Bother With Electronic Medical Records?

Why are electronic medical records so important? And why is patient access to them critical in many instances? These are important questions to ask more so because many health facilities have found it pretty expensive, time consuming and cumbersome to scan mounds of paper records to electronic computer files. Actually the advantages of electronic medical Read more about Why Bother With Electronic Medical Records?[…]

Paper use is prevalent despite EMR-Pointing to flaws

Summary: 1. Paper use is prevalent even where EMR have been in place for years. 2. It is important to understand workflow, users and human preferences. 3. A huge opportunity exists for simplifying and developing better user interfaces to bridge the gap. Paper use continues to be prevalent even wen EMR and EHR have been in Read more about Paper use is prevalent despite EMR-Pointing to flaws[…]