Private primary care physicians' perspectives on factors affecting the adoption of electronic medical records: a qualitative pre-implementation study.

@article{Or2014PrivatePC,
  title={Private primary care physicians' perspectives on factors affecting the adoption of electronic medical records: a qualitative pre-implementation study.},
  author={Calvin K. L. Or and Katie Wong and Ellen Tong and Antonio C. H. Sek},
  journal={Work},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={529-38}
}
BACKGROUND Use of electronic medical records (EMR) has the potential to offer quality and safety benefits, but without the adoption of the technology, the benefits will not be realized. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to identify the factors perceived as relevant by private physicians when considering EMR adoption. METHODS A qualitative pre-implementation study was conducted using semi-structured, face to face interviews to explore the perspectives of physicians (n=16) operating in private… CONTINUE READING

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