Benefits of an electronic medical records system in rural Nepal.

@article{WatkinsonPowell2012BenefitsOA,
  title={Benefits of an electronic medical records system in rural Nepal.},
  author={Anna Watkinson-Powell and Anne C C Lee},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 188},
  pages={196-200}
}
INTRODUCTION Electronic medical records systems may improve the efficiency and quality of health services in developing countries. However the supporting evidence is limited as there are a number of barriers to their implementation, including lack of infrastructure, resources and skills. The objective of this study was to evaluate the introduction and assess the potential benefits of an Electronic Medical Records System in Rural at an NGO-supported health post in rural Nepal. METHODS Original… CONTINUE READING