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It’s time to evolve how we measure the success of EHRs to make us healthier

KevinMD

We’ve known for the last decade that electronic health records (EHRs) have a significant impact on physicians’ ability to deliver high-value care.

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How the EHR is like a growing blob

KevinMD

How the EHR is like a growing blob originally appeared in KevinMD.com. Finally, after three years, we will get the next installment of Stranger Things and another round of monsters, friendships, and 80s memories. For those of us Gen X-ers who grew up when all that retro fashion and music wasn’t retro, it’s. Read more….

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New primary care decision support tools make offloading below-license tasks from the EHR more important than ever

KevinMD

Clinical decision support tools in the EHR are gaining momentum. In the late 1800s, the telephone created unexpected challenges in medical practice at its inception; it brought Read more… New primary care decision support tools make offloading below-license tasks from the EHR more important than ever originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Sharing medical information between EHRs: 4 different approaches

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Sharing medical information between EHRs: 4 different approaches originally appeared in KevinMD.com. It has been a central goal of Health and Human Services (HHS) to at first encourage and later mandate sharing clinical data across multiple electronic health records. Unfortunately, progress has been slow. Read more….

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Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

The widespread adoption of innovations like EHR, patient portals, and telemedicine services has changed how both providers and patients interact with healthcare. Over the past few years, the healthcare field has undergone a digital revolution. But in the midst of these changes, has patient engagement been overlooked?

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EHR documentation burdens increasing with virtual care expansion, says study

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

WHY IT MATTERS The study proposed that if telemedicine expansion indicates physicians spending more overall time in EHRs, health systems and policymakers may need to alter productivity expectations and their reimbursement policies. They found that physician time spent working in the EHR during patient scheduled hours increased from 4.53

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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. Our COVID-19 pandemic may place you in a bad financial time for this, but it's also placed you in an excellent time to plan […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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