Don’t get me wrong, EMRs (electronic medical records) are inevitable. Over the long-run they are almost certainly good for physicians, patients and the healthcare industry. However, their origin and the ulterior motives currently driving their adoption is sowing the seeds of their failure.  First, what is actually happening out there?  The most recent CDC data would seem to be encouraging for EMR adoption, with EMR use (finally) passing 50%. Too bad ...

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