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Why are some hospitals/clinics still using paper charts?

April 5th, 2022

It’s costly to convert to EHR

April 16th, 2023

Computers are slow and cumbersome. They serve no one but the non-medical people wants.
Nurses have become computer feeders. Any director of nurses who prefers their staff to complete their unnecessary computer work instead of making rounds, inspecting wounds, talking with patients/residents.
Computers have downtime andcrequire maintenance mostly during crucial hours. Nurses fall behind in charting. Adm seeking to avoid O.T. gets it in the face when nurses are forced to stay over to finish charting.

May 30th, 2022

Money, plain and simple. They don't want to make the investment to transition to an electronic medical record.