TED video: CIO of Cleveland Clinic talks about electronic medical records (EMR)



Video - TEDxCLE - Dr. C. Martin Harris, CIO of Cleveland Clinic talks about EMR. The Cleveland Clinic uses Epic Systems EMR and, although the system costs millions of dollars to purchase and maintain, it has been perceived as very useful by both physicians and patients.

Disclaimer: I was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic until 2008.

Related:
Medical Malpractice Liability in the Age of Electronic Health Records - NEJM, 2010 http://goo.gl/cGZG9

2 comments:

  1. It is always interesting to see what others perceive the future of healthcare communication to be. I believe the adoption of technology by healthcare providers is a necessity for the survival of private practices and hospitals

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  2. Nikolaos - I agree with you. However, it must be done right and it must be affordable.

    Tim

    http://www.mlhim.org

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