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Why Are EHR Adoption Rates so Low for Dentists?
Despite all the efforts to move health IT forward across all health care spectrums, a large gap still exists: the dental industry. Adoption of interoperable electronic health record (EHR) systems…
Is Your EHR Stressing You Out?
When Mark Friedberg, MD, and his team at RAND Corporation surveyed physicians about their job satisfaction in 2013, they were surprised that one area of discontent kept coming up: electronic…
[INFOGRAPHIC]: The Digital Difference
How the Affordable Care Act Applies to Native Americans
American Indians and Alaska Natives Don’t Have to Buy Health Insurance, So Why Would They? Plenty of Americans are signing up for the healthcare exchange simply to avoid the penalties…
Cut Out the Copying and Pasting in EHRs!
For busy physicians trying to make efficient use of electronic health records (EHR), employing the “copy and paste” feature to transfer information within a patient’s record is a time-saver. Also…
Provider and Patient Attitudes About Health Records Don’t Line Up
Though three-quarters of patients believe electronic health records (EHRs) will improve their care, only one third actually want their medical records to be digital. That statistic comes from an August…
[INFOGRAPHIC] Americans Remain Conflicted Over EHRs
Hackers Could Threaten Home Health Monitoring Devices
Patients have long used simple health monitoring devices, like a bathroom scale, to track their vital signs at home. Now, thanks to the ubiquity and ease of mobile computing, along…
New Security Requirements for Personal Health Information Take Effect Today
“Our rules do not [prescribe] specific security approach or a specific kind of security, but they do require an actual process to evaluate whether in fact the things you are…
Electronic Health Records Go Pro
NFL, NBA show the potential of EHRs for patient care by adopting cutting-edge technology. Amid all the talk about the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) for improving patient care,…
The Devil In The Details When Choosing Your Own EHR
When it comes to electronic health records, choice is good, but can be very challenging. As it is now, many providers feel they don’t have the option to choose their…
Making Electronic Records Better, Stronger, Faster
Professional EHR usability experts have been designing better electronic health records for years, but many vendors would be surprised to learn such experts even exist. You may not have heard…
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