Tag Archives: EHR

Study Finds EHR Needs to be Improved for Usability and Patient Safety

Electronic health records (EHRs) are real-time, patient-centered records that include a patient’s medical history, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images, and laboratory and test results. These records are shared with other healthcare providers and organizations to help … Continue reading

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EHRs Leading to Health IT Related Stress and Burnouts among Physicians, Finds JAMIA Study

Healthcare organizations are now committing to health IT suite such as electronic health records (EHRs) to ensure patient satisfaction and succeed with value-based care initiatives, quality improvement, and other business objectives, that can help their progress. EHR allows physicians to … Continue reading

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EHRs contributing to Pediatric Medication Errors, finds Study

Electronic health records (EHRs) provide physicians the data and tools to ensure better patient care and many providers rely on medical transcription companies for documentation support. Outsourcing medical transcription helps providers manage their EHR data entry tasks efficiently. However, according … Continue reading

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How EHRs can Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

The widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has helped improve clinical productivity and efficiency. Medical transcription outsourcing plays an important role in optimizing EHR use by ensuring accurate, legible and timely documentation. According to recent reports, optimizing EHR functionality … Continue reading

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Large Practices Not Satisfied with EHR Features – Black Book Survey

Recognizing the importance and convenience of electronic health records (EHRs), most physician practices are looking for ways to get more customizable and integrated EHRs, with practice management and revenue cycle management capabilities. According to the latest Black Book Survey of … Continue reading

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Get to Know EHR-Related Malpractice Errors [Infographics]

Several reports indicate that the widespread use of electronic health record (EHR) in medical practices may lead to more malpractice errors. Reliable medical transcription services can also help providers avoid documentation errors that can lead to medical misdiagnoses and medical mistakes. Read … Continue reading

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What Can Physicians Do to Stop Spending Too Much Time on Their EHR?

While EHRs are a boon for physicians with benefits such as better management of patient records and availability of complete information at the point of care as well as secure sharing of electronic information with patients and other clinicians, there … Continue reading

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EHR Fails in Delivering Critical Value-based Care Tools, Says Survey

While several reports including Aetna’s 2018 Health Care Trends suggest the use of health IT tools such as Electronic Health Records (EHRs) as an important driver of value-based care, there are surveys that find that EHRs are not meeting providers’ … Continue reading

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Does the EHR Have a Negative Impact on Patient Care?

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) has revolutionized the way physicians treat their patients. EHR-integrated medical transcription service helps in the successful adoption of Electronic Health Record systems. The EHR is expected to facilitate patient care and improve patient outcome, but … Continue reading

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Patient EHR Access Challenges and Solutions

The need for accuracy in electronic health records (EHRs) is more important than ever with healthcare providers increasingly offering patients access to their own EHRs through online portals. Many physicians rely medical transcription outsourcing to ensure this accuracy in health … Continue reading

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