By Mary Jane Minkin, MDClinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine; and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Menopause Physician, PC, New Haven, CT.
I have never minded spending any amount of time when a patient needed me or to do anything that bettered patient care. I am sure that none of you have ever minded being awakened at night by a patient who was ill and needed attention: hey, we’re ObGyns. I would not object to spending any amount of time on the conversion to an electronic medical records (EMR) system if I thought it would really benefit patient care. But I am convinced that it does not. [More]