This HND piece suggests that many docs will be better off by simply absorbing the (now) one percent Medicare reimbursement penalties. But, that's only the beginning.
Never mind the billions that have been spent by the Feds ramming inferior electronic health record systems down the throats of the health care industry. The simple fact is that the majority of users hate them! And, they can harm patients.
As per health informatics guru Scot Silverstein, MD... "Why are we implementing patient care tools that are not tested for harms, not evaluated for harms, not reported systematically for harms, while the government does not refute the statement that harms are caused by EHRs and admits the true magnitude of harms is unknown?"
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