Challenges of family practice: using electronic records

Walkinshaw, Erin
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1354
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the challenges faced by family practice in using electronic medical records (EMRs). It says that training of staff to operate the system is considered among the obstacles in implementing EMR while the initial adoption of EMRs will affect the volume of family practice. It mentions that the distinction between EMRs and electronic health records (EHRs) is another problem for the implementation of the system.


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