Electronic Medical Records

In this era of instant data flow, many service industries have adopted technologies that allow for seamless information exchange. However, such has not been the case for the healthcare sector - Shiraz Jagati

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Electronic Health Records: Panacea vs. Unintended Consequences

Electronic health records (EHRs) have become adopted for widespread use by a growing majority of U. S. physicians. It has been assumed that the wider adoption of EHRs would improve efficiency and patient safety, reduce diagnostic testing and medical errors, improve continuity and quality of care, and save money. Their use was accelerated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after its passage in 2010. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have further stimulated their adoption by developing “meaningful use” criteria tied to reimbursement levels.

To be fair, EHRs have brought some useful capabilities to U. S. physicians, including electronic prescribing of medications, receiving…

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