The pocketbook impact of electronic health records: Part 2

May 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p753
Academic Journal
The article discusses incompatibility of fee for service with electronic health records (EHR) system in Canada. According to physician Karim Keshavjee EHR system is not attuned with Canada's system of paying physicians and if it is to be applied then reform in payment system is required. It states that many physicians are reluctant to adopt it as it adds more to their responsibility and requires time and money. It mentions that physician who is paid per patient visit will not support EHR system.


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