electronic health records

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.
Why is EHR use dropping?
Why is EHR use dropping?A new report shows office-based physician EHR use has dipped below 60%
It's time to get doctors out of EHR data entry
It's time to get doctors out of EHR data entryThere was a day when medical transcription was neat and clean. A doctor dictated what happened during an exam and a transcriptionist accurately typed each detail into the patient’s record. Each future encounter built on that record, a detailed history meant to ensure quality care. It wasn’t a perfect system, but it worked.