3 steps to changing your EHR system

KevinMD

If you are a physician unhappy with your current EHR system (surveys suggest 2 out of 3 are), and you do have the ability to switch, this article is for you.

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How Hospitals Can Extract Value from EHR Analytics

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Hospitals Can Extract Value from EHR Analytics appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial EHR EHR analytics EHRs hospital EHRs use of EHRs by hospitalsThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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When an EHR is hacked by Russians

KevinMD

In 2012 our practice invested $300,000 into building computer infrastructure and the purchase of a brand-spanking-new electronic health record, commonly referred to as an EHR. Hippocrates didn't have a server.

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The EHR is autistic

KevinMD

Ironically, the same electronic health records (EHRs) initially designed as a tool to help physicians diagnose diseases have largely evaded diagnostic scrutiny. Talk to physicians who utilize them on a daily basis, however, and it becomes abundantly clear that today’s EHRs are ailing.

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EHRs are killing medical innovation

KevinMD

To paraphrase Bill Gates: "The purpose of humanity is not just to sit behind a counter and do things. More free time is not a terrible thing." I have innovated. I developed a mutation assay. I discovered that vacuum ultraviolet light from excimer lasers is safe to use on human tissue.

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Your EHR password could help fight burnout

KevinMD

You sign in, and there it is, your third request for your password just to open your electronic health record (EHR). It seems physicians are becoming increasingly frustrated with EHRs, and in most surveys, EHRs are noted as a main contributing factor to physician burnout.

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Virtual EHR Training Cartoon and COVID-19 Humor

Healthcare IT Today

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The Modern EHR Is Mobile

Electronic Health Reporter

Subsequently, the success of modern EHR software lies in the moment accessibility on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The addition of mobile functionality for EHR systems is […]. The article The Modern EHR Is Mobile appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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High-Performing EHR Training Teams: Coaching for Success

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min The responsibility of a leader is to create an environment promoting a higher level of performance to build a successful EHR Training team. The post High-Performing EHR Training Teams: Coaching for Success appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

Much has been written about the prospect of using blockchain technology as a key component of achieving EHR interoperability. The article Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Health IT Execs Say They’re Unhappy With EHR-Based Analytics Packages

Healthcare IT Today

It would be nice if the analytics packages included with EHRs did exactly what you hoped they would do. After all, you want the various capabilities you manage to play nicely with one another.

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Targeted Training: Promoting EHR Efficiency

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Technical implementation of an EHR is incredibly important. The post Targeted Training: Promoting EHR Efficiency appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Whitepapers EHR Efficiency EHR Training Provider Efficiency Provider Training

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Targeted Training: Promoting EHR Efficiency

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Technical implementation of an EHR is incredibly important. The post Targeted Training: Promoting EHR Efficiency appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Whitepapers EHR Efficiency EHR Training Provider Efficiency Provider Training

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EHR Optimization Process “Sprints” Improve Teamwork and Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

When Colorado-based integrated health system UCHealth set out to reduce the burden their Epic EHR imposed on clinicians, it started by prioritizing improvements that affected the largest number of clinicians possible, along with distributing EHR tip sheets and holding training sessions.

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Apple Health Records comes to certain Allscripts EHR suites

Mobi Health News

The integration has already been tested among a number of the EHR vendor's clients

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Is your Replacement EHR Smart Enough for Value Based Care?

Healthcare IT Today

In the evolving landscape of value-based care (VBC), providers are finding that they need more from their EHRs than ever before. The following is a guest article by Charles Hutchinson, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer of InSync Healthcare Solutions.

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Why blockchain technology might replace today’s EHRs

KevinMD

Physicians have a love-hate relationship with the electronic health record (EHR). And on the other, today's EHR systems are cumbersome, clunky and slow physicians down. On the one hand, doctors know they can't provide the best possible medical care without them.

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A Little Epic EHR Humor – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

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7 Challenges Faced By Medical Practices in EHR Implementation

Electronic Health Reporter

The implementation of electronic health record (EHR) is not a new thing in the industry. With increased demand for efficiency and faster solutions, more and more medical practices are embracing EHR to simplify and organize their data storage process.

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Google Is Building An EHR Tool: What To Know

Electronic Health Reporter

One of the latest projects associated with the brand relates to health care, or, more specifically, electronic health records (EHR). The article Google Is Building An EHR Tool: What To Know appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Why Doctors Would Hate The Best EHR in the World

33 Charts

If you got together the best user experience professionals in Silicon Valley and invested billions into the creation of The Best EHR in the World, doctors would still hate it. They would complain that The Best EHR in the World is destroying medicine and hurting patients.

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Athenahealth launches new EHR-embedded telehealth tool

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" By directly integrating video conferencing within the athenaOne EHR, the company says it hopes to streamline patient and provider experience. " Nurses can complete patient intake through the EHR and then initiate a so-called virtual handoff to practitioners.

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MEDITECH eh – Investment in Canadian EHR Market Pays Off

Healthcare IT Today

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EHR-Based CPOE Tools Miss Many Dangerous Medication Interactions

Healthcare IT Today

Hospital EHRs frequently miss harmful or potentially fatal errors, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Network Open.

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EHR Data – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

For this week’s #FunFriday edition, we have some hilarious commentary on data in the EHR. Healthcare IT EHR Data Fun Friday Password SecurityHappy Friday everyone! We hope you’ve had a great week.

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Volume of EHR Related Medical Malpractice Claims Keeps Rising

Healthcare IT Today

A new study has concluded that as EHR use has become ubiquitous, the number of medical malpractice claims in which EHRs contributed to injuries is continuing to rise.

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A millennial doctor’s love-hate relationship with EHRs

KevinMD

At the start of the transition to electronic health records (EHRs), I was totally on board as one would expect of a millennial doctor. I, along with my fellow millennials, grew up alongside the internet.

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Training Levels, Not User Interface, Drive EHR User Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

In theory, EHR users will respond well to some EHR platforms and less so to others, depending on how well its interface works.

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Voice to text solutions could turn EHR-burdened medical professionals into doctors again

KevinMD

Just imagine the following: your assistant invites in Ms. Nichols, who has a migraine, a bad cough, and feels nauseated. You sit down, start talking about the symptoms, see her throat, measure her temperature, pulse rate, inquire more about the headache.

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MTBC Acquires CareCloud EHR Vendor

Healthcare IT Today

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5 EHR Trends To Watch In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

Although electronic health records (EHR) are firmly established in the medical landscape, ongoing progress necessitates that providers keep up with emerging trends. Combining Artificial Intelligence and Voice Recognition with EHR Artificial intelligence (AI) has already shown promise for assisting doctors with making diagnoses or […]. The article 5 EHR Trends To Watch In 2020 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Changes To EHR Presets Can Lower Number Of Opioid Pills Prescribed

Healthcare IT Today

Part of a growing body of evidence putting EHRs at the center of opioid use reduction efforts, a new study has concluded that small changes to EHR presets can lower the number of opioid pills physicians prescribe.

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Multi-Facility Integrated EHR and Technology Implementation & Training at Tower Health

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT successfully completed multi-facility integrated EHR and technology implementation and training at Tower Health. The post Multi-Facility Integrated EHR and Technology Implementation & Training at Tower Health appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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What Do Doctors Like About EHRs?

Electronic Health Reporter

EHR general dissatisfaction is well-known. Why do physicians prefer using EHRs and how this technology […]. The article What Do Doctors Like About EHRs? Halamka Sutter Health Network What Do Doctors Like About EHRs This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Despite how hard electroni? patient records can be to use, a number of doctors are saying the technology has made them better caregivers.

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Variances In Clinician EHR Use Can Hold Back Interoperability Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

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St. Petersburg's journey towards an integrated EHR system

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS20 Digital, Eugene Kogan, Chief Technical Officer of the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Analytics in St. Petersburg, Russia, talks hurtles and wins of moving towards continuous care.

Planning for Successful EHR Training

Optimum Healthcare IT

A successful EHR training program is the result of many months of planning and communicating organizational expectations. The post Planning for Successful EHR Training appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Training and Activation EHR Implementation EHR Training EHR Training Program

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Why It’s Critical For Doctors To Customize Their EHR

Electronic Health Reporter

If you ask doctors, you’ll hear that electronic health records (EHR) have been both the best thing and worst thing to happen to medicine in the past 40 years. The article Why It’s Critical For Doctors To Customize Their EHR appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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VA officially pauses EHR project

Morning eHealth

Tech companies roll out new coronavirus tools — A new reporting mandate in California

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Allscripts Partners With Northwell Health To Build New Voice-Enabled, AI-Based EHR

Healthcare IT Today

Allscripts has struck a deal to collaboratively design, test and release an AI-based, voice-enabled EHR with New York state’s largest health system.

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