EHR

How to use scribes to get off the computer and in front of patientsElectronic health records (EHR) have the ability to transform the current healthcare system into a place of efficiently executed, high-quality, and patient-centered medicine, but only if physicians know how to use these systems to their maximum potential.
Q&A with ACP's Bob Doherty on future of healthcarePhysicians should prepare for uncertainty coming out of Washington, D.C. because President Donald Trump is poised to shake up healthcare policy, says Robert Doherty, senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy for the American College of Physicians (ACP).
5 ways to get the most out of an IT partner
5 ways to get the most out of an IT partnerWhile the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) among healthcare providers is here, the dramatic boost in efficiency across the healthcare system that was supposed to accompany this shift has yet to be fully realized.
Flexibility guides EHR futureCMS' meaningful use program for electronic health records (EHRs) has morphed into the Advancing Care Information (ACI) initiative, which loosens restrictions for earning EHR bonuses.
Advocates look to Congress for new patient matching systemA small crack is developing in the long-standing federal prohibition against the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) involvement in efforts to improve matching patients with their medical records
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than ever
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than everExperts urge developers to learn from the mistakes of EHRs
How to eliminate EHR-based medical errors
How to eliminate EHR-based medical errorsWhat can be done to make the software safer for patients?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?How allowing patients to read notes can strengthen the bond for a physician.
Wearables and EHRs: 5 essential questionsWearable fitness devices such as smartwatches, activity trackers and other biometric sensors continue to grow in popularity. Physicians must determine whether and how to incorporate device-generated data into their practice’s electronic health record (EHR).
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years.