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Where is The Friction in Your Organization?

Published on April 23, 2013 By EHRblogger

In physics, friction is broadly defined as a force that resists motion. More friction means more work required to move in the direction that you want to. However, this concept isn’t limited to physical objects–we frequently make use of the term in software, as well. For example, in the world of online retail, friction applies [...]

EHR: The Profitability Gap

Published on May 26, 2011 By EHRblogger

Last week we discussed the loss in productivity that many medical practices face upon implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system. According to a recent MGMA survey, among practices that have “allowed enough time after implementation for physicians and staff to become familiar with the EHR”, over 73% experienced decreased or stagnant productivity levels. What [...]