Tag Archives: EMR

EMRs and the lost narrative

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption since 2008 has been dramatic primarily driven by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (HITECH) and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.  While this list is not all inclusive, perhaps some of the … Continue reading

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Two years later – another hospital, another EMR

Some time ago, I wrote a blog post about spending time in the hospital and how it felt to be the patient’s family in a hospital with a full-scale EMR. Almost two years to the day I found myself back … Continue reading

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Let’s not forget the patient

Recently I had the unfortunate experience of spending approximately 3 months between a hospital and a rehabilitation facility. I spent two weeks in ICU and a week in the CCU with my husband who was critically ill. This particular hospital … Continue reading

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