Healthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
Health Law and Policy
It's ironic: Experts in health IT concur that a major reason for healthcare systems shifted from paper to digital records was to reduce medical errors, but at the same time research has shown that EHRs actually introduce new kinds of errors.
For drugs or medical devices to be approved, there must be evidence that benefit significantly outweighs risk. This is to protect the public. A glaring exception is today's EHRs, which were mandated by the 2009 HITECH Act.
One doc's perspective on how the White House has done when it comes to fixing healthcare.
Industry insiders share their views of how healthcare is moving steadily toward a connected future.
Time spent on EHR data entry instead of interacting with patients is a common complaint from doctors.
ChangeMaker Ira Rubin, MD, and his son, Zachary, discuss the value of reaching out to young people interested in medicine to make today’s students tomorrow’s physicians.
In this podcast, Dr. Forrest highlights the failures he has experienced over the years since starting a DPC practice, and explains how other physicians can learn from his mistakes.
Because of his vast knowledge of the novel practice model, we asked Brian Forrest, MD to give us his best advice for physicians who are wanting to start their own DPC practice and be successful
CMS announces a commitment to give patients control of their records.