EMRs: The New Health Care Fraud Frontier?
December 5, 2012 | The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement
Whether referred to as electronic medical records, electronic health records, or electronic patient records, there is no doubting the tremendous potential benefits that the digitization of medical data holds for the health care industry and the public at large. EMRs can make a patient’s medical information readily accessible to a range of treating professionals, whether for routine visits or emergencies in which a patient cannot personally provide the critical information practitioners require. EMRs also permit doctors to preserve information [...]