[ Monday, March 05, 2007 ]
EMRs Slow to Catch On:
on the difficulty in getting medical professionals to switch from paper to digital/electronic. There are good reasons for the resistance, rather than mere stubbornness. Sure, electronic/digital promises some real improvements, like a reduction in medical errors and drug interaction problems, but there are definitely downsides, like privacy and risk of system failure.
Jeff [11:44 AM]
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