A Voice of Concern Over Electronic Health Records

December 24, 2013 | Electronic health records (EHRs) hold great promise for 21st-century medical practice: reducing physician error, ensuring that patients' histories are retained and accessible, and helping care centers easily communicate as patients move between them. However, in a commentary that first appeared in Pulse and has now been given a wider audience through the Washington Post, a geriatrician reminds the public that while many of these benefits are still imperfectly realized, the barriers to seamless use of EHRs are front-and-center for many working physicians. Washington Post


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