Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine
Electronic Medical Records
December 30, 2013 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of this podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Mr. Patrick Fitzgerald, Program Manager at the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and Dr. Ellana Stinson, a practicing emergency physician in Boston, MA. The discussion covers electronic medical records, including the summary and purpose of health IT; adoption rates of EMRs among hospitals and providers; efficiency, cost, and quality data; as well as the providers perspective. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.