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Subject:  Re: OT: Career crisis Date:  10/17/2005  3:00 AM
Author:  Booa Number:  212689 of 309666

I have to respectfully disagree with your disagreement. I currently work in the technology field as a technical writer and I've worked in training and support at a small company that made crappy software.

From what I've read EMR is the wave of the future - and it does make sense that entering medical info into a large database could be enormously helpful in many ways. I haven't seen any posts from xaymd implying the data shouldn't somehow go into a database. The problem is the particular EMR she is being forced to use.

I have to reiterate what JustSilly said. What I think got somewhat buried in the thread is that this software is *NOT* designed to be used this way--it is not designed to be used while seeing a patient, it is supposed to be used to enter the data after the patien