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Electronic health records
Suggests that an EMR is much more than "the electronic equivalent of a chart" -- that it opens the way for functionality not normally associated with the patient record
This article will describe how a salaried physician created a computerized patient records system for himself, without the help of his organization.
Discusses the financial problem that vendors want to sell expensive EMR systems that FPs think they want but can't afford, thus leaving most practices without any EMR.
This article will address common misconceptions about what can and can't be accomplished by switching to computerized patient records.
This article describes how a solo practice converted to a completely paperless environment and how this improves the cost-effectiveness, efficiency and quality of care.