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EHR Decisions, Decisions…

Published on February 28, 2013 By EHRblogger

We all face daily decisions—from what to wear to the complexities of selecting a mutual fund for our 401k. It’s all about making the best informed choice at the right time. It is so important when practices assess EHRs—a decision so fundamental to their success—that they use the utmost due-diligence and reasoned consideration. Yet time [...]

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 [...]

EMR: Don’t Settle for Less

Published on May 19, 2011 By EHRblogger

Anytime new technology is introduced to industries, big gains in productivity and efficiency are the end result. The banking and finance industries are prime examples of industries where advancements in new technologies resulted in exponential growth in productivity and efficiency. Unfortunately, the direct opposite has occurred—and continues to occur—when it comes to electronic medical record [...]