As medical charts go electronic, rural doctor sees healthy change
New York Times, April 13, 2009
The Obama administration is promising to spend billions to make healthcare more efficient, but Jennifer Brull, a family doctor in rural Kansas, is already a step or two ahead. A year ago, she switched her 3,000 patients from paper charts to electronic health records. Now, working with computers and printouts, her staff of part-time nurses and shared front-office workers has more time to help her meet the needs of patients.