Looking for common ground on EMR usability

In recent forums involving representatives from medicine, industry, academia and government, emphasis has been placed on how digital records can deliver the power of better information to medicine, improve care and curb costs, according to this New York Times article. At the same time, however, computer forms can be difficult to use--cluttered and distracting, causing more harm than good in healthcare. What can be done now to improve EMR system usability? Article