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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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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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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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.

EHR Supplier Base In EMEA Remains Highly Fragmented; Cerner Gains Ground

Electronic Health Reporter

The EMEA market for electronic health record (EHR) IT is estimated to have been worth $3.7B The article EHR Supplier Base In EMEA Remains Highly Fragmented; Cerner Gains Ground appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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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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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3 Best Practices For Implementing A New EHR, PM System

Electronic Health Reporter

The article 3 Best Practices For Implementing A New EHR, PM System appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial AdvancedMD EHR implementation electronic data interchange implementing an electronic health record Jessica Kojima

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Download Our EHR Implementation Guide & Help Make Your Doctors Happy

Phoenix Health Systems

EHRs are the #1 target. The good news is that a well-managed EHR implementation improves clinical processes and provides the right clinical data at the right time — and can even result in thumbs-up evaluations by clinical staff. In HealthcareITNews’ most recent survey on EHR satisfaction, users reported fewer complaints and more positive responses than ever before, but with a wish list that is directly related to how well initial implementations are conducted.

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ResMed acquires EHR company MatrixCare

Mobi Health News

The acquisition is expected to help ResMed expand its SaaS offerings in the long-term care setting.

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EHR workflow, clinician messaging startup raises $5.8M Series A

Mobi Health News

Already active in more than 130 Cerner hospitals, TransformativeMed is looking to increase the reach of its CORES Value Suite platform

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EHR companies DocuTAP, Practice Velocity merge under name Experity

Mobi Health News

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus merged the two companies, promising to support existing clients.

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How did EHR designers get control of health care?

KevinMD

Wouldn't it be cool if. ? Wouldn't it be better if. ? Wouldn't it be much easier when we see patients if. ? How come we can't. ?

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Blockchain-enabled EHR is giving refugees access to healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Doctors Say EHRs Are Good for Storage, But Risky for Patient Relationships and Burnout

Health Populi

That deficiency is, in three words, lack of interoperability; that challenge has required one-half of physician-users to use work-around’s to make their EHR investments more useful. 7 in 10 PCPs believe EHRs greatly contribute to physician burnout.

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CMS drops new EHR incentive requirements

Morning eHealth

Stable week for EHR earnings — FCC advances $100M telehealth pilot concept

EHRs top patient safety concerns

Morning eHealth

eHealth bits in Trump’s budget request — New Internet of Things bill

DrChrono gets Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification for its mobile-first EHR

Mobi Health News

DrChrono has announced that its EHR, which runs on the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, has attained ONC certification for Meaningful Use Stage 3. The company believes it is the first to obtain that certification for a mobile-based product

Poor communication between EHRs is unacceptable. Let’s fix it.

KevinMD

The third year of medical school is when a student experiences the frustrations of medicine firsthand. Once, my team admitted a transfer patient from another hospital to treat a condition that was ravaging the patient’s lungs.

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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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Prevent the Negativity Associated with Epic (EHR) Upgrades

Perficient

Changes to EHR systems are inevitable. Data & Analytics Healthcare Integration & IT Modernization Management Consulting Organizational Change Management change management EHR EHR Integration EHR solution Electronic Health Record EMR Epic healthcareI just got back from the doctor whose office is in one of the leading hospitals in the United States. I was his first appointment of the day.

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Verily patent application offers new details on company's predictive EHR aggregation system

Mobi Health News

The AI system would aggregate and compile EHR data from multiple centers while using deep learning analytics to warn providers of upcoming clinical events

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Arizona Researchers Plan to Embed EHR Alerts to Mitigate Medication-Caused Cardiac Death

Healthcare Informatics

Per a new grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), University of Arizona researchers will soon be implementing alerts embedded in patients' electronic health records (EHRs) to estimate risk and to assist providers in

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Google patent application offers new details on company's predictive EHR aggregation system

Mobi Health News

The AI system would aggregate and compile EHR data from multiple centers while using deep learning analytics to warn providers of upcoming clinical events

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EHR Investments Key, But Not a Silver Bullet To Resolving Coordinated Care Issues

Electronic Health Reporter

For the past decade, EHR investments have been touted as the key to unlocking a transformative, cost-effective, and efficient healthcare industry. A recent study found that spending on EHR systems will continue to dominate healthcare’s technology spend in 2019.

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EHRs can advance good medicine: if doctors are aware of the risks

KevinMD

Nearly all hospitals and 80 percent of medical practices use electronic health records (EHRs), presumably to help improve access to health information and increase productivity.

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5 ways an EHR can help your practice

Medical Mime - EHR

While researching the often cited physician burnout from EHR burdens, I came across the above nice infographic from Practice Velocity. It lists the 5 ways an EHR can benefit your practice. is a central component of modern EHR systems. EHR M2Select (rehab

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Seven Best Practices for Optimizing EHRs Clinically and Financially

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare facilities struggle with knowing if they are using their EHRs to the full potential. There are ways to alleviate the confusion and optimize your EHR for combined clinical decision making and operational effectiveness

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Health Wizz pilots blockchain and FHIR mobile app for EHRs

Mobi Health News

Health Wizz has updated and is piloting its unusual blockchain- and FHIR-enabled EHR aggregator mobile app, which uses blockchain to tokenize data, enabling patients to securely aggregate, organize, share, donate and/or trade their medical records

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Patients more willing to share mobile mental health data with doctors than family, EHRs

Mobi Health News

In a small study published in JMIR, patients were more willing to share health data, such as activity and sleep trackers, than personal data, like call logs and location.

CDC IT Leader Details Progress on Developing an EHR Blockchain

Healthcare Informatics

Askari Rizvi, chief of the technical services branch of the CDC’s Division of Health Care Statistics, discusses a CDC-IBM collaboration to develop a proof of concept for an EHR blockchain

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athenahealth reveals mobile app Epocrates Connect for EHR coordination

Mobi Health News

athenahealth will be debuting Epocrates Connect, a mobile app that directly connects into a provider’s EHR system, at HIMSS 2018 next week.

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How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Take Advantage of the EHR Revolution

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Take Advantage of the EHR Revolution appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The 21st century has seen a massive change in the way people live their lives.

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. One in four of those offered online EHR access looked at them more than 3 times. Half of U.S.

CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, removes redundancies

Mobi Health News

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday announced changes to overhaul the meaningful use EHR incentive program, including equipping patients with access to their electronic health records on the day they leave the hospital

Research: Algorithm Identifies Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Health System EHRs

Healthcare Informatics

EHR-based screening has potential to improve ability of health systems to find patients at risk

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EHR-Related Issues Top Patient Safety Concern List

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

ECRI Institute report targets diagnostic errors, improper management of test results in EHRs

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Which Multiregional EHR Vendors Fared Well Globally in 2018?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Among multiregional electronic health record (EHR) vendors, Epic and Cerner contracts accounted for the most new hospital beds in 2018, according to a new report from KLAS Research. Last year, more than 180 healthcare organizations outside the

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