My EMR project has me feeling a bit deflated, I'll admit. Deflated, but not defeated. I was hoping and expecting that our electronic medical records would be up and running by the time this article, the last in a year-long, 6-part series, ran. Instead, our go-live date continues to elude me. I'm left leaping the same high hurdles that were standing in the way of a successful EMR implementation when last we met in September (see "The Stalled Install" at tinyurl.com/9444vdk).
The Trials and Tribulations of Going Paperless
The switch from paper charts to computers is fraught with potential problems. We've learned some lessons the hard way.
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