Electronic health records: pros and cons

Electronic health records: pros and cons

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Paperwork has long been a problem for healthcare professionals. As such, electronic health records (EHR) were introduced to replace paper documents, but these are still far from perfect. Here, we take a look at the various pros and cons from the increasing trend of using EHRs in place of paper documents.
13 Dec 2016 - General
I agree that paperwork consumes a lot of time. It makes us inefficient and also contributes to fatigue before seeing another patient. Digitalization of records should be implemented soon because the health sector is the only one way behind with technological progress. As for electronic health records being prone to downtime, I think that all hospitals should have offline copies in file too to anticipate the possibility of inability to access files. We should all accept that we need to use techno...
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