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Breaking the chain
by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
I was in the office of my primary care physician for a routine visit recently. He entered the treatment room with his iPad, muttering under his breath and alternately cursing as he fought with entering the information he needed to record. As we talked, he finally put down the computer tablet and vented his anger at the new electronic medical records (EMR) system that the hospital system had implemented.
He’s not alone in his frustration.…