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Challenges to EMR implementation

If you were a healthcare provider and all you did was read press releases, you’d be tempted to think that transitioning to a new EMR (Electronic Medical Records) system involved little more than opening the package and plugging in the contents. Naturally, things are a little more complicated than that,

The Relationship Between ICT and EMRs

In an emerging economy like India, the health sector’s performance is often suboptimal due to an increased burden of factors like underdevelopment, political instability, weak institutions, inadequately developed social sectors, scarcity of resources, and marked social inequalities. With low-cost innovation, cheap mobile handsets and more ‘inclusive’ solutions filling in crucial