Electronic Health Record
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.
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.
Wearable devices are increasingly being used by patients to record health care data, and the number is expected to grow.
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