TITLE

No more dithering on e-health: let's keep patients safe instead

AUTHOR(S)
McGrail, Kimberlyn; Law, Michael; Hébert, Paul C.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p535
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's views on the use of electronic health records in Canada. The author discloses that the use of electronic health records by general practitioners in Canada in 2009 is only 37%. The author criticizes the excessive waste of federal funds used for implementing electronic health records and the slow and weak implementation of the program. The author emphasizes the role of political leaders in the adoption of electronic health records by all health professionals.
ACCESSION #
48914513

 

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