You recently highlighted a practice that implemented EMR. It was actually more productive after implementation. How did the implementation of the EMR contribute to this? We started EMR three months ago, and we decreased daily visits for the physicians to learn. So far, no one is near pre-EMR visit numbers, and the input is so time consuming that we don’t see that we ever will be seeing as many patients a day as pre-EMR.
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