We've heard a lot about the economic stimulus funding for electronic medical records (EMR), but the central question for you is whether your practice or institution is ready to take on the effort to install it, maintain it and flourish with it. Stimulus money aside, it's a major investment of time, energy and other resources. When considering the purchase of an EMR, how can your practice ensure that you are buying the right product for the right reasons? Dr. Robert Lamberts, board-certified internist and pediatrician and an experienced lecturer on the subject of electronic medical records, shares a few tips to help you make sure it doesn't become an unnecessary hassle for your practice. Dr. Larry Kaskel hosts.