Electronic health records (EHRs) now are a part of most medical practices, yet doctors remain unhappy with them. In the Medical Economics 2017 EHR report—our fifth—we let them explain why in their own words.
Physicians changing systems due to mix of dissatisfaction and requirements of new employers
Finding an EHR designed solely for improving patient care remains a source of simmering frustration, judging by the results of the Medical Economics 2017 EHR Report.
Physicians offer tips to prevent the EHR from becoming a barrier to meaningful interactions
More than eight years and $27 billion dollars later, electronic health records (EHRs) can at best be called a moderate success.
Patients are accustomed to texting in all facets of their lives and those habits carry over into their relationship with their doctor.
When the HITECH Act was passed and implemented throughout the healthcare industry, the architects of the law had good intentions.
Minimize or eliminate EHR frustration by dedicating a “superuser” in the practice.
Unfortunately, the federal government has pulled the pin and tossed it into the exam room, resulting in an explosion of inefficiency and a disruption in patient care and communication.
Smartphones are transforming professional conversations.