Archive for: January 2012

Trends in the use of electronic medical records.

Canadian Family Physician, Fast Fact, January, 2012.

“Some physicians in all provinces use a combination of EMRs and paper charts. The combined use of EMRs and paper charts by physicians increased from 26% to 34% over 3 years. The most recent 2010 data showed that 39% of physicians used electronic records to enter and retrieve clinical patient notes, 20% used electronic reminders for recommended patient care, and 20% used electronic warnings for adverse prescribing and drug interactions.”

CFP Fast Fact (January, 2012, PDF)