10 Tips for Keeping Compliance Issues at Bay
By Elizabeth Thu. Apr 19, 2018
Providers should not let the EMR code for them. If it does, the providers need to override the system and only use it as a guide. The EMR is not equipped to understand nuances of

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    Providers should not let the EMR code for them. If it does, the providers need to override the system and only use it as a guide. The EMR is not equipped to understand nuances of medical-decision making that only a provider could determine. Say yes   Read more..
    Posted on 19 Apr, 2018
    10 Tips for Keeping Compliance Issues at Bay
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