Readers’ top tips for making the most out of a busy practice day.
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Interoperability is important and probably the main driver of cost savings. So where are the IT vendors on interoperability? The answer is probably close to nowhere.
During the good old days, physicians were considered the pillar of the community and the role of primary care physician (PCP) was a respected position. I'm guessing that during that time, we, the physicians, assumed the role of custodians of patients’ medical records.
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.
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.