Practices need to ask some hard questions to determine if an EHR switch is the right move. Here are a few.
From decreased physician productivity to lack of awareness about your EHR vendor's other product offerings, here's why you stay put.
Physicians need to document care in the EHR, but they can either keep the computer out of the room or embrace it to focus on the patient.
Quality alerts in the EHR can help remind physicians of urgent issues, but it's important to tailor the alerts to specific patients and leverage medical research.
Experts share their advice on how to ensure coding is done properly at your practice, through focusing on common codes and more.
Experts say the best way to train a new physician is focusing on patient flow. Do not put them in a classroom.
Experts say blockchain holds a lot of promise, but it's likely five to 10 years before the healthcare industry embraces the technology.
Selecting effective passwords and screensavers on computers helps, in addition to ongoing education about cybersecurity.
Building a trusting relationship with an outside IT consultant is important, as is due diligence.
Server-based EHRs lend themselves to in-house management. But technology expertise for the employee with that responsibility is key, say experts.