[analysis] Merging hospitals face electronic medical records hurdle
Preparing to meet the electronic medical record mandate has been an enormous task for all of the region’s health systems, but a flurry of pending mergers and affiliations will add a host of wrinkles to the process.
Many EMR systems that are already in place, or are in the process of being implemented, do not easily interface with the merging partners.
All of the health centers are in various stages of implementing or enhancing their EMRs, says Ron Gaskins, associate director of the Northwest Community Care Network in Winston-Salem.
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