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How Medical Practices Can Stay Ahead of EHR Adoption

EHR implementation is still the most pressing tech problem for physicians, according to our 2014 Technology Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, but the factors vary among independent and hospital-employed physicians.

Also, check out full results from the 2014 survey of 1,400 medical practices nationwide.

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Once implemented, EHRs don't run automatically. You have to train staff prior to and after integrating a new system to ensure a smooth transition.

Your current EHR may not be the best for meaningful use, so you may need a new system. Here's how to re-train your staff and physicians if needed.

Data hogs from hospitals to EHR purveyors should take the investor's creed much more literally: "Pigs get fed but hogs get slaughtered."

How can we combat some of the problems that are arising due to EHRs? Here’s my prescription.

Big data can yield big benefits but, when things go wrong, can create big problems that will forever be beyond the ability of people to anticipate.

As portals become more common, physicians should find ways to maximize their value and encourage patient use. Here are five ideas.

The EHR at my facility takes three separate login steps to get into the record to document a patient encounter or retrieve information. Is there a better way?

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