An EMR frustration that is still torturing us

KevinMD

I have written, or more accurately ranted, about electronic medical records (EMR) systems throughout this blog. Of course, EMR has brought tremendous advantages to the medical profession, and we are all […].

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How to liberate doctors from EMRs

KevinMD

We talk a lot in critical care medicine about liberating patients from ventilators. Vents are getting a lot of deserved attention for saving lives in the COVID-19 era. But the machine has downsides that get worse the longer the patient needs it.

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EMR Optimization Is the Hottest Thing Since … EMRs

Electronic Health Reporter

Due in large part to the HITECH Act and the meaningful use incentive program, electronic medical record (EMR) initiatives have dominated the IT efforts of healthcare providers for the better part of the past decade. The article EMR Optimization Is the Hottest Thing Since … EMRs appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial electronic medical record EMR Optimization Hyland Healthcare Ken Congdon tips to enhance your EMR

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5 steps to fix our EMR disaster

KevinMD

The EMR has become a focal point in the physician burnout discussion. Although I believe EMRs are a necessary evil, current iterations of them are just not good. Each click on a mouse is a prick on the many good souls that figuratively bleed until they are physically and mentally burned out. Scribes are not […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Hospital-Based Medicine Primary Care

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Indian startup HealthPlix releases mobile EMR app

Mobi Health News

It has several features including virtual clinic, automated reminders, and appointment management

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How have EMRs changed the doctor-patient relationship?

KevinMD

I have penned several posts on the pitfalls of the electronic medical record (EMR) system that we physicians must use. Indeed, I challenge you to find a doctor who extols the EMR platform without qualification. Sure, there are tremendous advantages, and the ease of use has improved substantially since it first came onto the scene. But, keep in […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

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How EMRs can actually help physicians

KevinMD

Collaboration is the key. When I think about how hard it is to take care of our patients, and how many different people are involved in their care, it's a wonder that anything ever gets done. We need to simplify systems, and harness the power of the information systems available to us, as well as […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

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Elements of an Effective EMR for Psychiatry

TheraNest

Finding the best EMR for psychiatry is not as difficult as providers might think. The options can be overwhelming when you take into consideration that there are hundreds of EMR vendors on the market. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) have been around for quite some time now.

EMR Best Practices for Remote Providers

Iris Telehealth

Every healthcare organization has to strike a balance between ease of use and security when it comes to their EMR. Top five best practices for new EMR users. Provide on-going training: EMRs vary in complexity and can dictate how much training is required.

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A smarter EMR will make visits more patient-focused

KevinMD

What do our patients really want from us? When a patient calls up to schedule an appointment, or sends us a message through the patient portal, or calls our front desk staff to leave a message, what is it that they're looking for? I think, more than anything else, our patients are looking to us […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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ServiceNow® EMR Help Streamlines IT Ticket Reporting and Response

Optimum Healthcare IT

One way to improve end-user reporting is to implement a ticketing system directly into the EMR, such as ServiceNow EMR Help. Continue reading ServiceNow® EMR Help Streamlines IT Ticket Reporting and Response at Optimum Healthcare IT. ServiceNow Technical Services EMR Help

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Indian EMR software developer HealthPlix releases latest analytics software

Mobi Health News

It has a dashboard that renders an analysis of patient visit trends and actionable intelligence for clinic upgrades

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When the EMR Goes Down – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

This week he nailed the Healthcare IT Today audience with this video he calls “When the EMR goes down.” ” When the EMR goes […]. If you’re not following Dr. Glaucomflecken, then you’re probably not on Twitter or TikTok.

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Technology For Healthcare: Making EMR and EHR Work For You

Electronic Health Reporter

The government is determined to see that all healthcare institutions use electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic medical records (EMRs). The article Technology For Healthcare: Making EMR and EHR Work For You appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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What if EMRs can never capture the clinical experience?

KevinMD

Apocryphal story from residency: On morning rounds in the critical care unit, the post-call resident starts to present a complicated patient admitted overnight with chest pain, and after the first bits of the history have been presented, the wise old cardiology attending turns to the gathered medical students who are just starting their first clinical […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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The intensity of EMR warnings: Who do they really help?

KevinMD

Eons ago, there was a television show where a non-human character would yell out, "Warning, warning," when he sensed imminent danger. The series was called Lost in Space where we were entertained by a set of quirky characters on a cheesy set. We loved that stuff. It’s hard to imagine today’s millennials and younger folks being transfixed, as we were, with the deep television dramas of our day. Who could. Read more. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond.

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Carbon Health launches diabetes management program, integrates CGM data with EMR

Fierce Healthcare

Carbon Health launches diabetes management program, integrates CGM data with EMR. rtorrence. Tue, 04/12/2022 - 17:04

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When EMRs crash: It’s time to push back

KevinMD

Now, when our electronic medical records (EMR) freezes, malfunctions, or simply goes on strike, our office is paralyzed. The computerized era has introduced all of us to a genre of errors that never existed during the archaic pen and paper era. The paper medical chart I used during most of my career never "crashed." Although I appear to the patients as a breathing and willing medical practitioner, I might as. Read more. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond.

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@HIMSS, physicians don’t want hype. They just want sensible EMR solutions.

KevinMD

A few years ago, I wrote a KevinMD blog post about how cumbersome it was to complete notes in the electronic medical record (EMR). I proposed a solution in our residency clinic but encountered resistance in the adoption process that eventually led to its abandonment. For someone just trying to solve a problem, it was […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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How today’s EMRs are like self-driving cars

KevinMD

EMRs with decision support will improve the quality of healthcare. Drivers are distracted klutzes and computers could obviously do better. Self-driving cars will make all of us safer on he road. Doctors have spotty knowledge and keep illegible records. The parallels are obvious. And so far the outcomes are disappointing on both fronts of our new war against human error. I remember vividly flunking my first driving test in Sweden. It was early. Read more.

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Clinical plagiarism: the problem of copy and pasting in EMRs

KevinMD

It is all too common for a section in a progress note to look something like this: # Aspiration pneumonia: Continue vancomycin 1 g bid. Continue Zosyn 3.325 g q6h. Follow-up blood cultures. Follow-up sputum cultures. MRSA nares screen negative. Blood cultures negative. Discontinue vancomycin. Yesterday, a version of this note (lines 1 to 5 to be precise) had my name on it. Today, it is signed by someone else. Read it. Read more. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond.

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Just because EMRs can document everything doesn’t mean they should

KevinMD

It's always kind of a surprise when you read a patient's chart, and you see an examination of a body part they just don't have. Just the other day, I was reading a consult note on a patient of mine who had been seen by a subspecialist for evaluation of a serious issue, and I […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

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EMRs, APIs, App stores and all that: More data

Mobi Health News

s EMR API survey. Health 2.0's s Matt Holt talks results of Health 2.0's

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EMR lessons from Stage 7 EMRAM hospital

Mobi Health News

Jane Miller, COO of Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, says her organization, which reached the elite stage 7 EMRAM, treated EMR implementation as a clinical transformation project, not an IT project

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Australian health tech firm Global Health releases mobile EMR access app

Mobi Health News

The mobile app enables remote and offline access to patient information

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Featured Health IT Job: EMR Specialist

Healthcare IT Today

Today, we’re featuring the EMR Specialist position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. Career and Jobs Healthcare IT EHR Jobs EMR Jobs Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers University of South Carolina

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Communication Gone Wrong, EMR Conversion, Perception, and VR Humor – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

CIOs vs vendors when they hear of a health system completing an #EMR conversion…. Happy Friday everyone! This is the point in summer in Las Vegas where we start wondering if living in snow wouldn’t be that bad. Don’t worry.

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New Epic EMR Parody Announcement – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Epic Epic EMR Epic EMR Parody Gomer BlogIf you don’t follow the Gomer Blog, then you’re missing out. For those not familiar with it, it’s basically the “Onion” of healthcare. It can sometimes whiff a little on the humor, but when they hit they hit it out of the park. This was how I felt with their recent post called “Epic announces […].

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COVID-19: Enlisting the EMR in the Fight

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min In this unprecedented time, the EMR has great potential to support patients and clinicians in the fight against COVID-19. The post COVID-19: Enlisting the EMR in the Fight appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Global Cerner COVID-19 EMR Epic

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What to Look for in an EMR for Psychiatry

TheraNest

Choosing the right EMR for your psychiatry practice is an important decision. A good EMR solution can make you more efficient and make your practice more enjoyable to run. But choosing an EMR that lacks the features you need can sap your energy and waste time.

Mendel scores $18M in Series A for EMR data organizing software

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the new money to grow out its business and sales team.

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Betamax or VHS: EMRs are 100 times worse

KevinMD

I can’t help myself from telling patients how things really work in health care. But I feel they have a right to know. When I see new patients their jaw usually drops when I sit down with them next to the computer with a stack of papers held together with a rubber band or a gigantic clamp and with yellow sticky notes protruding here and there with words like LAB, ER, Read more. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage your online reputation: A social media guide. Find out how.

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How To Improve Staff Confidence During A Transition To A New Urgent Care EMR System

Electronic Health Reporter

Switching to a new EMR is never easy and can be a real challenge for urgent care providers. The article How To Improve Staff Confidence During A Transition To A New Urgent Care EMR System appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Christina Boyd DocuTap EMR transition planning transitioning to a new EHR urgent care tchnologyThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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Love smart functions in your EMR? This doctor doesn’t.

KevinMD

How smart do we want our electronic health record to be? Somewhere between as dumb as a piece of paper and a pen, and too smart for our own good. Many, many years ago, before we spent the majority of our office visit staring at a flatscreen LED and typing away, our charts were simple manila folders with those bendy metal bars that allowed you to insert new pages, separated into multiple. Read more. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond.

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Is the EMR Implementation Market Dead?

Healthcare IT Today

I’ve been thinking a lot about the EMR implementation market lately. Ambulatory EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Cerner David Chou EHR Implementation EHR Replacement Epic Health IT Consulting KLAS Meditech MEDITECH ExpanseLooking at the market, you see a lot of mixed signals about what’s happening. Take for example a comment that was recently shared on the HIStalk blog: “Re: KLAS doing research on consulting firms.

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