A 42-year-old member asked:
Why are there numerous electronic health record (ehr) systems?
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Competition: The government under GWBush, which promoted EHRs , did not insist on standards. So hundreds of companies entered the field selling their products in competition against all the others. Some have dropped out due to poor utilization, but many still exist. Each thinks they will dominate the market in the future. This is an expensive waste and prevents the toured communication between EHRs.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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