Ethical Implications of the Electronic Health Record: In the Service of the Patient

@article{LoisSnyderSulmasy2017EthicalIO,
  title={Ethical Implications of the Electronic Health Record: In the Service of the Patient},
  author={JD LoisSnyderSulmasy and MPH FACP Ana Mar{\'i}a L{\'o}pez and MPH FACP Carrie A. Horwitch},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={935-939}
}
Electronic health records (EHRs) provide benefits for patients, physicians, and clinical teams, but also raise ethical questions. Navigating how to provide care in the digital age requires an assessment of the impact of the EHR on patient care and the patient–physician relationship. EHRs should facilitate patient care and, as an essential component of that care, support the patient–physician relationship. Billing, regulatory, research, documentation, and administrative functions determined by… CONTINUE READING
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