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ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD
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‘Minor’ Errors In Medical Records Can Have Major Consequences
, Guest Writer
We have a long way to go in assessing -- and addressing -- the safety and efficacy of electronic medical records.
Your Electronic Medical Record is Filled With Gibberish
Robert S. Bobrow, M.D.
EHRs, like iPhones, are here to stay. The legibility and availability of consultants' and hospital notes, as well as test results, save time and contribute to good continuity of care. But the systems are not "interoperable," meaning you can only access records within your own practice or hospital.
9 Reasons Doctors Hate Their EMR
Dike Drummond MD
CEO & Founder TheHappyMD.com
The results of the Physician Satisfaction Study, sponsored by the RAND corporation and the AMA, became available last week. One of the biggest items found to interfere with physician satisfaction is the current state of electronic medical records documentation.
The Value of High Tech Health Care
I'm a writer based in LA
The ACA isn't a perfect plan but if fully enacted offers a chance to make changes to the American health care system. Understanding the role technology plays will be an ongoing discussion with advances in technology and its creative application potentially improving care and reducing costs.
Death by a Thousand (Paper) Cuts
Managing Director, Beringea, LLC
Is your doctor putting your health at a risk? According to a recent study, your doctor could unintentionally be offering you and your family sub-optimal care if he/she is still using paper records to document important medical and patient information.
Why Don't Patients Take Their Meds?
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD
Physician, Writer, Editor of the Bellevue Literary Review
A good chunk of those beautifully printed, fully legible prescriptions never make it to the drug store to be converted into actual pills.
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