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Darrell Pruitt
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Minnesota is the only state I know of which has tried to outlaw paper dental records. There may be others. The two reasons cited for the 2007 law's repeal years later:  Increased cost and danger over paper dental records.

See: “Solo Practitioners Exempt from EHR Implementation in Minnesota.” By Vera Gruessner for EHR Intelligence, May 21, 2015.

https://ehrintelligence.com/2015/05/21/solo-practitioners-exempt-from-ehr-implementation-in-minnesota/

Minnesota’s EHR mandate was the EHR industry’s canary. That bird was stillborn.