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Twila Brase for The Daily Caller: Electronic Health Records Burden Doctors

By Twila Brase for The Daily Caller | Image from Daily Caller

When the Obama administration began pushing the use of electronic health records (EHR), they were touted as a “savior” for medicine. But instead of saving money for patients, doctors and hospitals, EHRs have increased costs and yielded record-breaking profits for EHR vendors, such as EPIC and Cerner. Even worse, they have compromised care and interfered in medical decision-making.

EHRs, sometimes referred to as EMRs or electronic medical records, have complicated and change the medical practice. Continue reading…