Legal risks of going paperless
from American Medical News
From March 7, 2012:
System breaches; modification allegations; E-discovery demands. These issues are becoming common courtroom themes as physicians transition from paper to EMRs, legal experts say. Not only are EMRs becoming part of medical negligence lawsuits, they are creating additional liability. Whatever the future holds for EMRs, it's important that doctors reduce their liability risks during system implementation, legal experts say.
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