Computers in the Exam Room: Differences in Physician–Patient Interaction May Be Due to Physician Experience

@article{Rouf2007ComputersIT,
  title={Computers in the Exam Room: Differences in Physician–Patient Interaction May Be Due to Physician Experience},
  author={Emran Rouf and Jeff Whittle and Na Lu and Mark D. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={43 - 48}
}
The use of electronic medical records can improve the technical quality of care, but requires a computer in the exam room. This could adversely affect interpersonal aspects of care, particularly when physicians are inexperienced users of exam room computers. To determine whether physician experience modifies the impact of exam room computers on the physician–patient interaction. Cross-sectional surveys of patients and physicians. One hundred fifty five adults seen for scheduled visits by 11… CONTINUE READING
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