CanuckCare, EHR, and Wait Time #Fail

So, what do you get when you mix together government-run health “care,” electronic health records and “quality measures?”

Regular readers probably already know:

Emergency room wait times at The Ottawa Hospital were the longest in the province this summer, in part because of the introduction of a new electronic medical records system.

When the person whose ostensible job is to provide care is instead clicking and typing, well, that’s what you get.

In fairness, EHR has become quite the bane here in the US, as well.

If you want proof, and are on Twitter, you should be following @EPICEMRparody.

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