These vendors are making EHR usability a top priority
Systems that require dozens of clicks for relatively simple tasks are a choice, not a fact of life. Find out how these vendors are following the AMA’s advice on EHRs that work better for patients and physicians.
How to face 3 common private practice hassles
Actionable resources, professional autonomy and banding together when needed give private-practice physicians the power to alleviate common headaches.
Peer-led EHR training saves physicians’ scarcest resource: time
This EHR training program helps physicians gain critical skills to improve daily operations and cut at least 40 minutes of clicks daily.
Why medicine’s digital transformation is just beginning
Physicians often struggle with the clerical burdens of the EHR, but thought leader Robert Wachter, MD, believes better things are on the way.
Want to cancel e-prescription? Not always easy; that needs change
E-prescription cancellation should be standardized across EHRs, delegates say. They also push back on EHR-related pay penalties.
EHR switch poses learning curve in the surgical suite
Even the best-laid plans on EHR implementation can fall prey to inefficiencies as teams adjust to new workflow.
AMA commends ONC for enhanced oversight of electronic health records
The AMA applauds the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for taking steps to strengthen the monitoring and testing of certified EHRs.
Physicians benefit from expanded use of electronic health records data
Technology solutions developed at Vanderbilt take electronic health records data and innovatively package it to help physicians make better health care decisions for patients. Two programs highlight benefits.
Why medicine needs cloud technology
Physicians can use data to improve care in many ways. Two examples of data-driven medicine show the potential a cloud technology could have on improving health care.