Electronic Health Record
These solutions improve EHR user interface with easier login identification, voice recognition
Association says medical students, residents should undergo training with evaluative feedback
As OpenNotes and similar patient portal systems gain traction, pediatricians examined the optimal way to afford transparency to parents while preserving patient confidentiality for minors.
Most doctors see value in EHRs, but almost half believe they detract from clinical effectiveness.
Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making.
Best practices have been developed for using electronic health records to enhance patient-centered care.
Regulatory requirements are likely to be an important aspect of physician dissatisfaction with electronic health records that is driving burnout.
Although the eConsult system expedites patient access to specialty services, it can lead to increased workload — and subsequent burnout — among physicians.
As technologic tools in clinical practice becomes more standard, it is easy for physicians to become burdened.
The new HSS Resource encourages patients to request — and use — their health record information.
Tasks like data gathering and entry can take away from the time physicians spend on patient care.
Two usability experts reviewed reports to assess whether the report contained explicit language to associate the harm report with an EHR usability issue.
A retrospective analysis of medication records transmitted through an electronic health record system revealed that a significant number of comments meant to be sent to pharmacists were not sent, demonstrating a 'legitimate safety concern'.
Noting that many leaders of physician practices are concerned about transforming their practices to better manage care quality and cost, the core requirement for value-based care success, the authors of a recent study discuss the shortcomings of EHRs in this respect.
The increasing burden of electronic health record documentation requirements is affecting patient care. One physician shares his experiences.
Neda Ratanawongsa, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Health Informatics Officer for Ambulatory Services, shares her insight on how to best manage the challenge of tackling electronic health record requirements while also optimizing patient encounters.
The researchers found that nearly three-quarters of respondents reported that they had obtained the password of another medical staff member.
Both paper-based and electronic health records have shortcomings in terms of quality of content, process, and structure.
Wearable devices are increasingly being used by patients to record health care data, and the number is expected to grow.
When it comes to charting our outpatient medical records, I have certainly seen the full-spectrum over the last 25 years.
Healthcare providers are increasingly offering patients access to their own electronic health records via online portals.
Doctors encouraged to share stories, e-mail Congress members.
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