The article reports on the barriers to the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) in the U.S. The positive effects of EHR are presented including improved quality of patient care, reduced medical errors, and providing cost-effective health care services. The obstacles to EHR adoption, such as financial costs, implementation challenges, and privacy and data security concerns, are discussed.
Exploring the Barriers to the More Widespread Adoption of Electronic Health Records,
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