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I am an epidemiologist with experience in abstracting and analyzing data from different health systems. I was also peripherally involved in EHR implementation in an outpatient setting. My main interest is in extracting information…"
"Thanks Henry, I think you make some important points. The who team will need to start using the EHR so will have to be on board. This involves a lot of training and expense and some staff might be very unhappy with having to transition!"
"Thanks for your comments Bob. I think these points are very true from the doctors point of view but I can see patients becoming increasingly uncomfortable with doctors continuing with paper and pen. I know that if my accountants told me they…"
"I think there are several reasons some doctors still use pen and paper. I can only comment on physicians in the United States
1. The $$ penalty by Medicare for not adopting is not that great so it was a business decision to stay with paper
"Thank you. This is a very good question. I think it is because the health systems within their respective countries/contexts are not IT compliant. The countries have other priorities. Also, it is not about the doctor alone but other colleagues…"
"I think it's to us, Medical Practionners and others paramedicals, involved in IT development to suggest different kind of solutions, projects to people, who on ther side will ask their doctors to use them and participate...
I'm very much thankful for your replies, they really helped a lot, my last question is I m confused about the ehealth exchange model, do ehealth exchange model adopt specific HIE(health information exchange) Architecture??? "