TITLE

Challenges of family practice: shopping for electronics

AUTHOR(S)
Walkinshaw, Erin
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) in family practice. It says that family practice should plan on the effect of EMR in their work flow before implementing the system and should sent personnel for advance training to address problems that may arise. According to doctor Robert Boulay of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, EMRs should be attuned to the family practice's daily needs and vendors must develop a system that can be useful to the physicians.
ACCESSION #
65930514

 

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