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A Trip Into Your Patients’ Future Doctor Visit

Published on April 5, 2013 By EHRblogger

Most doctors haven’t appreciated their government-sponsored migration from paper charts to a clunky keyboard. The pointing and clicking is killing productivity in the name of data capture. But what if I told you that you can increase productivity by completely eliminating chart interaction? I can easily imagine a not so distant future where your patients [...]

Analyzing 2013 as the “Year of the Great EHR Vendor Switch”

Published on March 26, 2013 By EHRblogger

Healthcare and Information Technology are two dynamic industries that directly impact providers on a daily basis. In this post, I would like to analyze some fascinating research and commentary from Healthcare IT authors that spend their lives deciphering flaws in the Healthcare Information Technology industry. Susan Hall of FierceEMR believes 2013 could be the “Year [...]

Top 5 Changes in Patient Expectations

Published on June 28, 2012 By EHRblogger

As health care information technology (HCIT) advances, EHRs continue to be both a valuable asset for patients and a necessity for physicians. Patient Portals have increasingly become the interface between patients and their physicians. So, with the capability of having access to one’s medical records, appointment, schedule, healthcare history, and billing, what will be some [...]

EHR Usability: 5 Essential Elements

Published on August 25, 2011 By EHRblogger

There are so many points that you can focus your attention on during an EHR demonstration, but none is more important than functionality and ease of use. Although the extras that are offered can make great show-stoppers in software demonstrations, they won’t guarantee implementation success or EHR adoption in your practice. So what guarantees EHR [...]

EHR: Experience from the Field

Published on June 9, 2011 By EHRblogger

At the recent HIT Policy Committee public hearing in Washington D.C., many speakers with experience in the field commented about electronic health record (EHR) vendors, implementation, and functionality. For those of you currently engaged in an EHR search process, plan to begin one soon, or are considering switching systems, the comments below from the public [...]