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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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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EHR Analogies and Comparisons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Epic Epic EHR Epic EMR Parody Fun FridayIt’s Friday and so we like to have a little more fun here at Healthcare IT Today. This week’s Fun Friday comes from the entertaining (and sometimes brutal) @EpicEMRParody account.

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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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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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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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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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Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

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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.

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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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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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 Developer Group Says ONC Rules Could Be Painful, But I Don’t Care

Healthcare IT Today

This time, the group is the EHRA (Electronic Health Record Association), a HIMSS-backed vehicle representing EHR vendor interests, and its comments target a new proposed rule which it says would cause […].

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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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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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CMS drops new EHR incentive requirements

Morning eHealth

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

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

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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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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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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EHRs top patient safety concerns

Morning eHealth

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

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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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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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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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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Too many EHR-generated messages contributing to physician burnout: study

FierceHealthIT

Physicians' EHR inboxes are clogged up with system-generated messages, such as reminders to order routine chronic disease management lab tests, and it's contributing to burnout and physicians' desire to reduce their clinical work hours, according to a new study

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Global EHR market hits $31B but faces usability, interoperability challenges

FierceHealthIT

Despite these challenges, the EHR market topped $31 billion in 2018, according to a report from market research firm Kalorama Information

Blockchain-enabled EHR is giving refugees access to healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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6 Benefits of EHR Software Integrated with A Medical Billing System

Electronic Health Reporter

The article 6 Benefits of EHR Software Integrated with A Medical Billing System appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Bit2Sky EHR Software Improve interoperability medical billing Rekha PatilThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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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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 AMA’s Healthcare AI Proposals Reflect Hard Lessons Learned From EHRs

Healthcare IT Today

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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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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.

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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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