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Unformatted text preview: having to upgrade software which can be quite costly, and training to understand the capabilities of the new technology. There is also a security matter in keeping the information safe as many people can access the EMR, and can cause legal issues of confidentiality of records. One example of implementing a universal EMR system is that older records will have to be manually put in or even ignored all together as it can be quite tedious to input that data. The last problem when implementing the new system is stated as above is the privacy of patients as a hacker could very well possibly get the information easily if they know what they are doing. As we can tell an EMR system is great in many ways as it can help the environment along with making diagnosis a lot quicker, but at the cost of giving up your privacy is something to be considered....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10