Wilfred Bonney


The introduction of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems in the healthcare industry has brought anticipation as to whether the use of the system is enabling or constraining healthcare providers’ efforts in providing efficient healthcare services and evidence-based practice. Although few EMR systems have managed to achieve success in the healthcare industry, many have failed to meet the expectations of healthcare providers and the general public. In this paper, a literature review was used to explore the possible trends or factors which may help future electronic medical record initiatives achieve greater success and less failure. The practical and research implications for implementing successful EMR initiatives are also discussed.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Bonney W. (2012). ENABLING FACTORS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD INITIATIVES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-88-1, pages 5-11. DOI: 10.5220/0003686200050011

in Bibtex Style

author={Wilfred Bonney},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)
SN - 978-989-8425-88-1
AU - Bonney W.
PY - 2012
SP - 5
EP - 11
DO - 10.5220/0003686200050011