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August 13, 2012

Also, is e-stuff all that different?

Why is the student notes issue always framed as an aspect of Electronic Health Records? Why isn't it an issue concerning medical records no matter the medium? Paper-based records are also kept and students can write notes on paper. I don't quite get it.

This is a general cultural issue: I still see writers talk about the Internet like it's shiny and new and futuristic and will change our lives. Yes, that 25 year-old internet. And home computers generally: I'm 41 years old and had a home computer as a kid.

This is not a crazy new problem.

Posted by rbrent at August 13, 2012 07:55 AM


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