Docs fear government interference if they use EHRs

07/7/2008 | Healthcare IT News

A new survey finds that physicians don't use EHRs because they fear it will give regulators control over "what they do and how they do it," according to a survey by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Some would even prefer to retire early than be forced into EHR use. The American Medical Association disagrees and a board member says EHRs can give doctors "information in real-time that will lead to dramatic improvements in quality care."

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