Template-driven EMRs

Attack of the clones: “What I see constantly when I receive EMR records from other practices (where the patient was first treated elsewhere and the treatments were not successful so they are now coming to me) is that the patients look identical. That is – I can see histories populated from checklists and quick electronic choices . . . The diseases all look the same. There is never any detail on the nuances and subtle aspects of that individual’s condition.”

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