Rural health care facilities face additional challenges in changing to electronic records - LubbockOnline.com


Scarce resources, few and far away pharmacies and lack of access to the Internet, present obstacles faced by rural health care facilities in transferring medical records to an electronic system.

To assist employees of those hospitals and clinics, the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, the West Texas Area Health Education Center and the West Texas Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center will hold a two-day conference June 27 and 28.

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