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EHR documentation challenges remainStudies show documentation remains a significant pain point for physicians, but technology developments on the horizon deliver hope for improvements.
Handling wearable data remains challenging for physiciansExperts predict an increasing number of patients will want, and need, to share data generated from devices, forcing health IT to find ways to keep up.
EHRs open opportunities for clinical trials, research participationSystems allow physicians and their patients to more easily identify relevant studies, although working such alerts into workflow can be challenging
Artificial intelligence could create smarter EHRsAI will be an increasingly important player in healthcare IT, with better medical care being an expected benefit.
Uncertainty slows physician investments in EHRsA new administration in Washington, D.C., will likely impact federal regulations around EHRs, so physicians should cautiously move forward.
Interconnectivity, more devices heighten security risk to EHRsPhysicians facing evolving cyberthreats need to evolve their security stance to avoid being weakest link in electronic ecosystem.
Prepare your EHR now for value-based careAs healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to a model based on quality care, physicians need to make sure their computer systems can keep pace.
Use of mobile EHR apps can boost productivityGoing mobile isn’t seamless, but strategic decisions on how to work such devices into workflow practices can yield efficiency gains.
ONC turns to medical community to boost interoperabilitySeven funding recipients test technologies that facilitate patient data sharing for larger possible information exchange.
EHRs should factor into practice continuity plansGrowing use of computerized records requires planning and practice, experts say. Here are five ways to proactively prepare for an EHR outage.