Feds’ EHR problem-tracking program must do these 3 things
The AMA is shaping the EHR Reporting Program called for in the 21st Century Cures Act and may include standard quality labels for better comparison.
3 EHR information-blocking tactics that can harm patients
Electronic health record-vendor contracts may contain clauses that block information sharing on improving usability and patient safety research.
AMA president outlines efforts to attack dysfunction in health care
Dr. McAneny also issues urgent calls for physician leadership to help reduce gun violence in America, end harassment in medicine
The overlooked benefits of medical scribes
It’s a given that using medical scribes will reduce data-entry time for physicians. But the myriad benefits this produces for patients and physicians are now being quantified by emerging research.
Improving electronic health records
We're partnering with multiple stakeholders to improve physician and end-user experience with electronic health records.
Share, Listen, Learn Webinar Series
The AMA's monthly webinars—Share, Listen, Speak, Learn—provide instruction on topics to excel in practice transformation.
7 EHR usability, safety challenges—and how to overcome them
EHR data-entry errors and system defaults can pose problems, but rigorous system testing can help address these issues.
62 clicks to order Tylenol? What happens when EHR tweaks go bad
EHR usability takes a hit when hospitals tinker to get a custom fit. They may also may be putting patients at risk and needlessly adding to physician frustration.
14 ways to put your EHR to the test on usability, safety
A new report lays out 14 test case scenarios to help physicians ensure their EHR works as intended and encourages them to create their own test cases, too.