Assumptions about the ability of various electronic health systems to change physician and patient behaviors are not based on an understanding of behavior change principles. Information may help change someone’s knowledge, but changing their attitudes and behaviors is much more difficult.
2 major classes of barriers related to comprehensive EHR/EMR implementation:
1. Tech (includes cost to implement, lack of user-friendly interfaces, etc).
2. Psychosocial/behavioral ('readiness' to use)
Guess which one has fangs?