The pocketbook impact of electronic health records: Part 1

May 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p752
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of electronic health records (EHR) in Canada. It states that adopting this system help the physicians to operate efficiently. Physician Rob Wedel states that the use of electronic health records has improved efficiency of staff, workflow process and savings. According to professor Robin Tamblyn EHR system can be adopted properly if doctors are paid for the time they deal with patients through this system. It discusses how fee for service is attuned with EHR system.


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