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Electronic health records
Do you think your electronic data is safe just because you have a backup plan in place? These authors found out how wrong that can be.
It can improve communications, practice efficiency and maybe even the bottom line. Just don't expect all your patients to join you online … yet.
Without it, practice transformation and optimal outcomes will be difficult to achieve.
Health information technology may revolutionize care … someday.
If you're thinking of moving to electronic records, the results of this survey may help.
The best way to fill your EHR with patient data might be to let your patients do it themselves.
Family physicians have accumulated a wealth of EHR wisdom. The trick is to get it to those who need it.
If you already use an electronic health record system, here's your chance to help your colleagues who haven't yet made the leap.
Realistic expectations can help your conversion to electronic health records succeed.
These clues can help you avoid the pitfalls you'll encounter on your EHR journey.