Tag: EHR

Experience is not Patient Engagement: Designing to Satisfy Needs, Not Rules
Michael Schrage, well-known author, MIT professor and Harvard Business Review writer, posted a compelling blog at HBR on the difference between user experience and user...

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Study Gives Global Look at Primary Care EHR Adoption
The Commonwealth Fund in its study,  “A Survey of Primary Care Doctors in Ten Countries Shows Progress in Use of Health Information Technology, Less in Other Areas”,...

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Using an EHR can Increase Profitability
In addition to the many benefits that going digital can bring to your practice, electronic health records (EHRs) can also help to boost profitability. Here’s how: Continue...

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EHRs are Truly Magic – Just ask Harry Potter (and Mostashari)
What do EHRs, Meaningful Use and Harry Potter all have in common?  Magic?  Farzad Mostashari, M.D., seems to think so. The national health IT coordinator conjured up...

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The MRE – A Model for an EMR?
Sometimes we can draw inspiration from the most unlikely places by making connections between two seemingly completely unrelated things. Recently this happened to me. Continue...

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Painting by Pixels: A Closer Look at the EMR Picture
As part of our national discussion about electronic medical records and the scorecards that get quoted on Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption, Meaningful Use attestation...

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Patients Sans Frontières: Older patients use PHR technology too
When we discuss the opportunity for greater online access with doctors and the capabilities of secure web-based patient portals to create a new level of convenience and better...

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The Affordable Care Act and your EHR
Last week’s landmark decision from the Supreme Court clears the way for full implementation of the 906-page healthcare reform law. Know anyone that read it from cover to...

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Investing in Electronic Health Records? Think Meta-ROI.
The traditional way of thinking about your technology Return on Investment (ROI) is in strictly financial terms: Take the cost of a technology investment and attempt to quantify...

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