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EHR: Reducing medical errors, but at what cost to the doctor-patient relationship?
 

EHR: Reducing medical errors, but at what cost to the doctor-patient relationship?

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Electronic health records (EHR) are steadily replacing traditional paperwork in the digital era. There are numerous benefits in the digitalization of the patient’s record in a healthcare organisation, including the reduction of medical errors - but at what cost to the doctor-patient relationship?
 
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13 Jan 2017 - General
 
History taking and diagnosis is the time when a relationship between a doctor and patient is built. Due to the developments in technology, methods like EHR have replaced the conventional methods of history taking. I have also seen few dental clinics ...
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Thanks for sharing the article Tahira Nawaz . I think that in general, EHR is a good development as it improves on the efficiency of the system. We are currently at the nascent stage of de...
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Electronic health records are replacing the traditional paper work and administrative tasks for the physician and it is also a good approach in reducing medical errors but it has been observed that HER has reduced the patient-physician consultation t...
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