Doctors' poor handwriting might be a cliché, but being able to accurately read medical records can often be a matter of life and death. The ubiquity of the personal computer has allowed the clinic to enter the digital age, and given that computers excel at managing information, the development of electronic health records (EHR) has been a no-brainer.
That’s part of the problem. Maybe we’d all be better off if more thought was put into development and implementation. Read the rest here.
Via Kevin M.D.