Electronic Medical Records: Friend or Foe? – Labor Notes

Registered nurse Pat Jankowski discusses her experience with electronic medical records. She notes that they are difficult to use due to poor performance and a lack of consideration for how staff use these systems:

Notoriously cumbersome and buggy, electronic medical record systems pull nurses away from the bedside—into a maze of drop-down menus, non-existing options, and endless grey pages in which endless boxes must be clicked.

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