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Will medical care change with the implementation of electronic health records?

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Dr. Susan Woods
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It will benefit you

Some health workers don't like electronic records, but they benefit patients.
You can get electronic copies of your records. Is a law, and your right, although they can charge for this. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/medicalrecords.html. Electronic records also can remind doctors to do things that need to get done.

In brief: It will benefit you

Some health workers don't like electronic records, but they benefit patients.
You can get electronic copies of your records. Is a law, and your right, although they can charge for this. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/medicalrecords.html. Electronic records also can remind doctors to do things that need to get done.
Dr. Susan Woods
Dr. Susan Woods
Thank
Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: It has

Most of the physicians and nurses spend more time on the computers than with patients.
Patient care may not suffer as much but I am afraid patient dissatisfaction will increase. The physicians are not only to learn emr but also cpoe(computerized physician order entry) which become a nightmare for us. These are all governmental/ medicare/ guidelines.

In brief: It has

Most of the physicians and nurses spend more time on the computers than with patients.
Patient care may not suffer as much but I am afraid patient dissatisfaction will increase. The physicians are not only to learn emr but also cpoe(computerized physician order entry) which become a nightmare for us. These are all governmental/ medicare/ guidelines.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
Thank
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