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Free EMRs: Too Good to be True?



When Allison Blazek, MD, left M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to open her private practice in June 2008, she figured EMRs, rather than paper, made the most sense. After talking with vendors and pricing EMRs, however, Blazek began thinking paper records might be the wiser option after all. Then, Blazek heard about a free Web-based EMR system.

1 comments on "Free EMRs: Too Good to be True?"
Ginny Crandall (1/6/2011 at 4:46 PM)

I understand that while the EMR system may be pricy initially, it works the best over time as there is less confusion due to writer error. It might be something that Ms. Blazek needs to work up to, however.