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With the advent of health information technology, the use of electronic health records is increasingly becoming popular in Western medical institutes. In fact, some studies show that up to 80% of health institutions in the United States have incorporated electronic health records in their system. In our country, this form of technology is not yet widely adopted because of administrative and financial concerns. In the institution wherein I am having my residency at, electronic health records exist, but they are limited to past records of patients that were already discharged. I'd like to ask the community if electronic health records already exist in your current clinical practice, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of this technology.
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