Electronic health records and digital clerical work are strongly linked to burnout
The growth and evolution of the electronic environment in health care is taking a toll on U.S. physicians. That's according to a national study of physicians led by Mayo Clinic which shows the use of electronic health records and computerized physician order entry leads to lower physician satisfaction and higher rates of professional burnout. Show More Summary
The AMA came out a week or so ago regarding the My Health Record. Here is the introduction and conclusions (the rest is on their web site at the link below):Shared Electronic Medical Records - Revised 2016AMA Position Statement on Shared Electronic Medical Records - Revised 2006. Show More Summary
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming an integral component of any efficient healthcare system. Professional doctors and hospitals are required to demonstrate the meaningful use of certified electronic medical records. Show More Summary
One of the topics’s that I’ve written most about, and also do a considerable amount of non-clinical consulting work on, is how we can improve health care information technology and electronic medical records. As they currently exist, there are unfortunately many drawbacks to health care IT systems, and they have as yet failed to fulfill their immense […]
Dr Terry Hannan spotted this amazing yarn.Nanaimo doctors say electronic health record system unsafe, should be shut downBy Cindy E. Harnett, Victoria Times Colonist May 27, 2016 Nine weeks after rolling out the paperless iHealth system,...Show More Summary
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS: A FLOP. “Dr. Peter Sutherland, a family physician in Tennessee, made the shift to computerized patient records from paper in the last few years. There are benefits to using electronic health records, Dr. Sutherland says, but grappling with the software and new reporting requirements has slowed him down. He sees fewer patients, […]
News this week included EHR use rates, mobile data traffic growth numbers, SCADA malware, SDN/NFV savings predictions and LTE testing plans.
Some candid honesty:To hell with doctors and nurses and their concerns about horrible health IT. That seems the international standard in 2016 regarding their concerns. There's just too much money to be made in this business to worry...Show More Summary
I spotted this page the other day from the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.My Health RecordAustin Health is participating in the My Health Record system, formerly known as the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).Austin...Show More Summary
What began a decade ago as a vision for a unified electronic patient record has propelled Mercy into a model of care driven by information. Today, Mercy’s physicians, care team and leaders have intelligence – not just data – at their fingertips boosting productivity and driving improvements that minimize unnecessary care and cost, and keep... Read More
The new system to transform military health records has an official name. Military Health System (MHS) officials say the new electronic health record (EHR) will be called MHS GENESIS and will launch at the end of calendar year 2016.Show More Summary
A team of physicians and computer scientists is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
A team of physicians from Christiana Care Health System and computer scientists from the University of Delaware is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
This appeared last week:Australian health sector an easy target for cyber criminals, says IBMA push to encourage greater adoption of electronic health records has raised the spectre of online record theftBeverley Head 09 May 2016 16:30According...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Brian Wells recently wrote in Healthcare IT News, “There are many promising initiatives underway that seek to combine rich clinical data from electronic health record systems running in provider sites across the county...Show More Summary
drchrono, Inc., announced today that the company has been named the top mobile EHR app by medical professionals in the 2016 Black Book independent survey. This marks the fourth consecutive year that drchrono has earned this designation. Show More Summary
In 2009, Congress passed the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. In this law was a requirement that physicians and hospitals must start using electronic health records (EHR) by 2014. Written into the law were Medicare reimbursement...Show More Summary
Practice Fusion, the #1 cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, was named the fourth largest EHR vendor by market share — with a share of 6.5 percent of the overall EHR market in the U.S. — in the latest SK&A report on Physician Office Usage of EHR Software. Show More Summary
COLUMBUS—CrossChx Inc. is working to get its software into every U.S. hospital system, but it has never tried to make its software compatible with the massive electronic medical records systems that hospitals spend hundreds of millions...Show More Summary