Copying common in electronic medical records
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most doctors copy and paste old, potentially out-of-date information into patients’ electronic records, according to a new study looking at a shortcut that some experts fear could lead to miscommunication and medical errors.
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Privatizing jail’s medical services good move for county
It spent $ 11 per inmate per day. UTMB also installed the first electronic medical records system in a correctional environment. The program was not touted as a cost-saving measure for the county in the beginning, but it can be in the long run if the county …
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