A Love-Hate Relationship with EHRs
Anyone that is responsible for patients has had "I told you so" moments. Here are mine when it comes to health IT and EHRs. I hope you take my advice.
AMA's Ideas for EHR Overhaul are Laudable, But Wrong
The American Medical Association's recommendations to boost EHR usability are touchy-feely, but none really get to the heart of what's wrong with systems.
EHR Vendors Have a Thing or Two to Learn from Apple
Apple anticipates that even the best laid plans go awry, so they seek out the failures and fix them using customer support. Why can't EHR vendors do the same?
Healthcare Staff Shouldn't Be Robots
Real healthcare reform will remain elusive as long as management accepts the notion that the way to fix healthcare is to automate it.
Big Data: The Next Big Thing for EHR?
When an article on EHR or data makes it into a medical journal, it is most often a speculative picture of the future; basically, it's science fiction.
The Unsteady Connection between EHRs and Old Houses
Welcome to "This Old EHR," where we look at why your system is lot like older homes: built using outdated methods and in constant danger of structural issues.
Patients and EHRs: Trust but Verify
An unpredictable amount of information in a typical EHR is wrong or meaningless, so it's important for patients to stay on top of their own treatment.
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