Document Type

Research Project

Publication Date

4-23-2015

Abstract

Electronic Health Records hold many benefits and clearly is a cut above maintain-ing paper records. Although, over the years we have learned that there are potential drawbacks that come with having an electronic health record. This review on EHR’s, is what could be, considered detrimental pitfalls of provider documentation (copying and pasting) and how this may affect the safety and quality of the physician documentation and patient care.