Electronic health records: current issues in oncology.

  title={Electronic health records: current issues in oncology.},
  author={Judith A. Schreiber},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={40 1},
The electronic world continues to advance in the 21st century. In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act were enacted; in response, hospitals and oncology physician offices have or are implementing electronic health records (EHRs). As with any new technology or process, a steep learning curve is associated with the implementation of EHRs. Often, the full impact of a sweeping, nationwide change… CONTINUE READING