EM2002M "Love it? Hate it? It’s Complicated – Electronic Medical Record (EMR) User Experience" (IM GR-021420)

The purpose of this session is to review the history and background of the coming of electronic medical record (EMR), the advantages as well as the unintended consequences of EMR implementation, and the UT Southwestern experience.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the evolution of EMR and its adoption
  • Recognize the advantages of EMR
  • Recognize some shortcomings and unintended consequences of EMR adoption
Course summary
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  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Ling Chu, M.D.Ling Chu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

Dr. Chu is a clinician-educator in the division of General Internal Medicine. She completed her medical school and residency training at the University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. She joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2017. Dr. Chu is board certified in Clinical Informatics as well as Internal Medicine. Dr. Chu has an informatics focus on electronic medical record user experience.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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