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Krieger Eye Institute Increases Productivity with the iPad-based EHR System, EMA

Krieger Eye Institute Increases Productivity with the iPad-based EHR System, EMA

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When Dr. Don Abrams became the Chairman of Ophthalmology at the LifeBridge Health Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Md., he knew he wanted to implement an EMR system. He began looking at numerous systems that would support their various clinic locations, residency and fellowship programs and their multiple specialties only to be left with a disappointing solution.

Dr. Abrams explains, “We started using an EMR system in 2008 that we quickly found to be very cumbersome and outdated. The input of data was time consuming and the output was indecipherable. After a short six weeks of using the system, our productivity had plummeted so significantly that we couldn’t afford to continue using it. At that point we transitioned back to paper and I continued my search for the right EMR system.”

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