EMR: Who Wants This …. Tool?

American doctors, particularly in primary care, scarcely have time for computer equipment crashes. However, legislators who scarcely have time to read bills before signing them as acts of political party solidarity felt that they could improve quality of medical care by stipulating the use of electronic medical records (EMR). EMRs are the bane of existence of many clinicians.  Overall, of those who use the systems, which are not all compatible with each other, nearly twenty percent of physicians are extremely dissatisfied with their obligations to the tools. Many would just as soon poke their heads out the back door and yell, “Who wants this tool? Come take it away from me!”