Why doctors like to dislike electronic health records

Doctors like to dislike electronic health records (EHRs). Over the years, many surveys have tried to pinpoint the physicians who are more likely to be satisfied by their EHRs.

Neelesh Bhandari, MD “In medicine, patient data are the source of all decisions. Electronic health records make data retrieval easier, and thus the quality of patient service is enhanced.”
-Neelesh Bhandari, MD, physician entrepreneur focused on communication technology in healthcare and author of the blog Digital Medicine

Doctors here in India can learn from the experience of doctors in the United States, who are ahead of the curve in adopting the technology due to government incentives for...

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  1. dr srikanth kamisetty
    Posted Apr 2014 at 7:21 pm | Permalink

    it does not give eye contact of patient at a busy clinic while writing his records

  2. Arun Kumbhat
    Posted Jul 2015 at 2:17 pm | Permalink

    It is only a matter of time and better UI design and once proficiency is achieved Eye contact will not be a problem.
    The patient may on the other hand have higher confidence in a doctor who records information diligently.

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