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Transitioning to Electronic Medical Records

10.07.2008

When medical practices consider transitioning from paper to electronic health records, they are often hit with a variety of vendor pitches and promises about technology. It’s important to remain informed from unbiased sources about the failures and successes of some of the EMR pioneers.

Here is one article that offers solid information about some Wisconsin-based healthcare systems and their transition into electronically managing clinical care. It discusses how electronic medical records support efficiency and a higher quality of care. There are also some good benefit statements — from practicing physicians — about what the technology brings to the clinician.

If you have other articles to share about EMR within our community, please add a comment and link us to it.

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