Healthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
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Industry insiders share their views of how healthcare is moving steadily toward a connected future.
Time spent on EHR data entry instead of interacting with patients is a common complaint from doctors.
CMS announces a commitment to give patients control of their records.
Readers’ top tips for making the most out of a busy practice day.
Interoperability is important and probably the main driver of cost savings. So where are the IT vendors on interoperability? The answer is probably close to nowhere.
During the good old days, physicians were considered the pillar of the community and the role of primary care physician (PCP) was a respected position. I'm guessing that during that time, we, the physicians, assumed the role of custodians of patients’ medical records.
Physicians offer tips to prevent the EHR from becoming a barrier to meaningful interactions
More than eight years and $27 billion dollars later, electronic health records (EHRs) can at best be called a moderate success.
When the HITECH Act was passed and implemented throughout the healthcare industry, the architects of the law had good intentions.