electronic health records

Using virtual reality in your practice
Using virtual reality in your practiceInnovative technology is certainly one way to catch a patient’s attention. Most patients will appreciate ODs who are not only current but use state-of-the art technology.
Study sheds light on in-room time with patients, EHR documentationThe implementation of electronic health records has had great impact on the way ophthalmologists spend their time. There are concerns that this has created inefficiencies, and that physicians now spend more time documenting, and less time with their patients, which is the opposite of what was intended.
How to survive an EHR outageMost physicians have plans for responding to computer system failures, but many don’t revisit those disaster recovery/business continuity plans with any regularity.
Phyician-patient dynamic reshaped in era of EHRIs your electronic health record (EHR) less than magical? Part of the problem may be how you are using it.
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.
Mobile EHR benefits continue to grow
Mobile EHR benefits continue to growSometimes we get so focused on the “now” that we forget to look back. It’s a bit like this with electronic health records: The focus tends to be more on the challenges than on the benefits.
Value-based care progress: Country by country analysisAn independent study considers the global adoption of value-based healthcare across 25 countries.
Tips to understand EHR note cloningQ: Where can I find specific guidance on cloning and electronic health record (EHR) issues?
EHR-enabled fraud remains a concern
EHR-enabled fraud remains a concernWhile the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that nearly $29 billion of improper payments were made in 2015, according to spokespersons for the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and CMS, the full extent of EHR fraud remains elusive.
How to harness the power of patient-generated dataPractices have been collecting this data for decades—and now is the time to start using it.