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Unformatted text preview: sometimes exists when using paper records. EMRs are also extremely portable and can be used in mobile health treatment. The major disadvantage of Emergency Medical Records is that they are not as confidential as paper records because they are accessible by a large amount of people. When attempting to implement and Universal EMR system, many major challenges are faced. One of the major challenges is that the conversion process from physical records to EMR is time consuming and costly. Another major challenge is that once created, EMRs must be migrated to several different systems, depending on which type of system a facility is using. Facilities may change programs several times within the life of one patient so constant migration may be necessary....
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This document was uploaded on 03/26/2012.
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