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Challenges of Electronic Health Records Implementation


Goverdhan Das Mogli

Senior. Consultant eHealth Management. HEARTCOM INC., US
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Despite many nations embraced the computerization, but due to some shortcomings, the implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHR) not getting anticipated results.   In order to address this issue, the author drawn four phased road map and undertook a study  to understand thoroughly the problems one encounters before, during and after the implementation of electronic health records. The author wish to share with congress participants, the experience gained and progress made in eight nations, having served at the national level as Senior Medical Record Consultant Adviser and visiting WHO Consultant, in GCC Countries (Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, and Oman), besides serving in  Afghanistan and India. The dramatic transformation from  only 5-10% of hospitals which  had good medical records in GCC Countries  had changed after implementation of electronic health records to 70-80% of them  have shown dramatic progress and their effective and efficient  functioning is remarkable.



How to Cite: Mogli, G.D., 2012. Challenges of Electronic Health Records Implementation. Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics, 2(2), pp.67–74. DOI:
Published on 13 Mar 2012.
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