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An EMR frustration that is still torturing us


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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Roundup: Sunshine Private live with Kyra EMR, MedicalDirector and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sunshine Private Hospital live with Kyra EMR, MedicalDirector Sunshine Private Hospital in Melbourne's west has gone live with Telstra Health's Kyra Clinical EMR system and MedicalDirector solutions. This implementation also covers interfaces to the TechOne Enterprise Resource Planning system and the TrakCare EMR.

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How have EMRs changed the doctor-patient relationship?


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.

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5 steps to fix our EMR disaster


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 […].

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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

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


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 […].

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Equity, AI, and EMR Maturity at HIMSS23

Healthcare IT Today

Through that program, Divurgent team members are now certified to use HIMSS tools like the Digital Health Indicator and the EMR Adoption Model to help organizations progress through the HIMSS maturity models and stages. Brandt was very excited about the benefits of that benchmarking through HIMSS will offer their clients.

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