This article offers physicians a practical guide for making better decisions and avoiding risk exposures when using an EMR.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- list potential advantages and disadvantages of using an electronic medical record (EMR);
- identify the federal laws in place to protect patient privacy and personal health information;
- discuss how to select an EMR for use in their practice; and
- apply risk management strategies when using an EMR.
TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3% discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
The Texas Medical Liability Trust designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.