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EMR: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The ubiquitous electronic health record (EHR) has had benefits for providers and patients: more accurate ordering, quicker access to health records and patient accessibility to records, to name a few. But there are also potential danger areas in the EHR. We will look at potential areas of liability in the EHR: hackers who want to steal EHRs, data entry traps and the EHR as a communication barrier …
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