Many doctors complain that electronic health records (EHRs) drain their time, rather than create efficiencies. In fact, Deloitte’s 2016 Survey of U.S. Physicians found that seven out of 10 physicians think that EHRs reduce their productivity. Health IT experts say doctors can take these six steps to boost their productivity:
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Two physicians test out what the tech giant says is an improved search function for responding to patient inquiries
It’s more difficult than ever to connect with patients. One physician explains why its worth the effort.
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In this guest blog, one practice outlines their journey for switching EHRs.