Harvard Professor and Physician Finds Currently Available Electronic Medical Records Systems Inadequate, in Need of Revamping

Studying the use of a commercial electronic medical record in a primary care practice

In 2005–06, Gordon T. Moore, MD, MPH, a professor and physician at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, conducted a study of electronic medical records. Some political leaders and health care experts have touted this technology's potential to reform medical practice. Moore's premise was that currently available records systems were inadequate and needed to be rethought.

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