TITLE

Doctors Allergic To Electronic Record-Keeping

AUTHOR(S)
Gaudio, Thomas
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
njbiz;6/30/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
33119824

 

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