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The challenges of switching EHRs | Medical Economics

Published on May 18, 2017, by in Switching EMR.

The reluctance to change EHRs is well-founded, according to those who have done it. Much like going digital for the first time, moving to a new EHR system is almost always time-consuming and disruptive to office workflow. It also involves many of the same costs, in terms of lost productivity and the time required for

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Do you have EHR Burnout?

A recent study by the American Medical Association (AMA) shows that physicians spend twice as much time with their EHR as they spend in “direct clinical face-time” with their patients.* Even more troubling: “For every hour physicians provide direct clinical face time to patients, nearly 2 additional hours is spent on EHR and desk work

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Physician EHR Dissatisfaction Linked to Template Technology

With the majority of US doctors now having used an Electronic Medical Record (EMR/EHR), physician dissatisfaction with EHRs has reached alarming levels.  Major surveys point to a national crisis in EHR usability.  Physicians complain EHRs are difficult in practice and waste valuable time that could be better spent with patients.  Most EHRs, say doctors, have

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