Don’t let your EMR system put you at risk

By D. Kay Kirkpatrick, MD

Most medical practices are making the transition from paper to electronic records. Although electronic medical record (EMR) systems have many benefits, in some ways an EMR may actually increase the practice’s liability risk. Privacy, security, documentation, medication prescribing, and tracking test results are all potential problem areas. The following tips may help reduce these risks.

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