March 14, 2011
Originally appeared as Despite incentives, doctors are wary about switching to electronic health records in The Washington Post
Filed under Health Privacy
No federal regulations clearly require that doctors turn the data encryption on or prevent those who don’t do so from getting paid - This is a point of frustration.
With funding and technical support from his employer, Washington internist Brad Moore made a swift transition to electronic records seven years ago. He now pulls up a patient’s chart with a few clicks of his mouse.