Are doctors the main barrier to electronic patient records?

Earlier this year I wrote about a study highlighting the slow pace of the rollout of digital patient records in the UK health system.  The analysis, which is believed to be the first of its kind, examines the progress made in transferring patient records to digital, and shows a complex picture best by poor understanding of IT implementation and an underestimation on the kind of changes digitization would bring.

A new study suggests that a major part of the problem might be physicians themselves.  It reveals that many doctors regard maintaining electronic health records (EHRs) a chore that undermines their relationship with patients.

How EHR affects patient engagement

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