If you are a resident of Wisconsin and insert your card in an ATM in San Francisco, the system will immediately recognize you, your bank, and your financial records. But if you find yourself in an emergency room you'll likely need that same card to pay for an extensive series of tests because your medical record is a piece of paper sitting in your hometown doctor's office.
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he United States medical industry exists as an emerging web of competing private and public businesses.
"We know that [EHR] is slow to enter health care practicesbecause our healthcare isdelivered bymostly private, smallpracticesmade up of six-physiciansor less, unlike the U.K. with itscentralized single-payer system," said Barry Chaiken, Associate Chief Medical Officer at Wisconsin Health Information Exchange
and former health commissioner of Milwaukee.
The use of EHR is nothing new around a hospital, but it's just not rooted in quality of care. Independent clinics originally used it to do......Full article >>>
ust want tools they can work with, Zastrow said during a break between patient visits. So to bypass the wait for standards around EHR, he said designers could attract physicians to the technology by crafting and presenting new tools with the daily routine of doctors in mind.
One example comes up when doctors who run a general practice may not find a record template useful, because so many......Full article >>>
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