Should we care about EMRs?

15:58 EDT 16 Oct 2005 | The Healthcare IT Guy

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are getting much press these days, especially since the Bush Adminstration is pushing them as a core of the NHII (National Health Information Infrastructure) in the second term agenda. HHS set aside $50 million for EMR projects in 2004 and included $100 million for such projects in its 2005 budget. Everybody seems convinced that we could save billions of dollars and thousands of lives if only we had electronic medical records in place.

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