Doctors Allergic To Electronic Record-Keeping

Gaudio, Thomas
June 2008
njbiz;6/30/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p5
The article reports on the reluctance of New Jersey physicians in bringing electronic medical record systems to their office despite the advocacy of the government in doing so to subsidize cost. The reason why doctors prefer hard copies of their records are bulky startup expenses and frustration with the previous version of the system. Because of error reduction and medical expenses, U.S. President George W. Bush calls all health care providers to utilize electronic records by 2014.


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