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March 02, 2018
Doctors spend more time on EHRs than interacting with patients, study shows
"Family physicians spent more time in direct ambulatory patient care working in the EHR than they spent in face-to-face time with their patients."
January 30, 2018
Failure of ambulatory care practices to fully utilize EHRs hurts healthcare system, study says
Only 27 percent of respondents to an ambulatory care survey indicated they are maximizing use of EHR functionality.
January 30, 2018
Cedars-Sinai transformation officer sees “great strides” in EHR interoperability
“When you give providers comparative information … they often respond by reducing their prescribing of low-value care.”
November 28, 2017
Why cloud-based EHRs are catching on
"We wanted to be in a position to jump in quickly and effectively as population health management becomes the new top-of-mind issue within our system.”
November 26, 2017
EHR data can help identify patients most at risk for falls
Analysis by West Virginia University researchers links age, gender, and chronic health problems with risk of falling.
November 16, 2017
Inadequate EHRs may be undermining provider Quality Payment Program efforts, survey shows
Nearly three-quarters of survey respondents said their EHR/PHM system vendor does not offer specific QPP management functionality.
October 23, 2017
Only 9 percent of providers compliant with ONC's 2015 EHR data access certification
eHealth Initiative survey also shows increase in patients requesting to see and add to EHR data.
October 18, 2017
As EHR use grows, so do EHR-related malpractice claims
Poor integration of clinical data, accessibility issues, and user design problems among systems-related claims catalysts, study shows.
October 10, 2017
Survey shows healthcare pros generally positive about their EHRs
But respondents indicate that interoperability "leaves much to be desired."
October 06, 2017
HITECH Act has driven EHR adoption, researchers conclude
"The act could serve as a model for ways to drive the adoption of other valuable technologies."