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Monday, July 4, 2011

Electronic Medical Records Overhyped?

Many policy experts and public officials have touted electronic medical records for their promise in promoting safer, higher quality, and lower cost health care.  At the same time, critics have challenged the claims that have been made on behalf of e-records.  A new study demonstrates that computerizing prescriptions will not reduce medication errors as easily as has been thought.  

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