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What is an innovative EMR?

Can something as mundane as an electronic medical record (EMR) be glamorous or glitzy? Can it match the pizzazz of a new smart phone or the graceful lines of a modern sports car? Probably not. A swirling array of regulations … Continue reading

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EMR – Why must there be 300 different choices?

I’ve been baffled by the initiative to have doctors “connect” with each other and the plethora of electronic medical records (EMR) software on the market. In no way can one imagine that information sharing is wholeheartedly embraced, rather it is … Continue reading

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EMR + Social Media = A Good Idea?

The emergence of social media as a steadily expanding influence in EMR use opens potentially newer and wider venues and justifications for its use The promise of EMR has slowed as the deadlines near for proof of its use and … Continue reading

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What did I get out of my EMR purchase?

Or – How do I measure my benefit from my EMR? “Now that I purchased my electronic medical record (EMR) system, how do I know that I’ve gotten my money’s worth?” Buyer’s remorse is a natural reaction to sticker shock. … Continue reading

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The Wheat from the Chaff or How do I decide on an EMR?

There are abundant promotional references about EMRs (electronic medical or health records). Deciding the truth from the embellishment or the facts from fiction should not require a Ph.D. But a recent Google search produced numerous ratings from a variety of … Continue reading

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