Electronic health records can help physicians with the administrative burdens of practice, allowing them to focus on the clinical aspects of caring for patients. ... 1. can be built into electronic health records (EHRs) or made available through the Web.
Physicians who wonder why a patient is still taking a medication discontinued months ago might turn to their electronic health record (EHR) for the answer. ... With most electronic health records, when you stop the medication, they often ask you why.
Depression's impact on health is often profound and far-reaching, potentially equaling that of coronary artery disease. ... electronic health records can use clinical reminders to prompt staff to distribute screening questionnaires or verbally administer
Technology has long been making inroads into health care, from electronic health records to online portals.
MD, FACP, institute fellow and expert in health care policy at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. ... Although electronic health records (EHRs) can provide a snapshot of patient care, that is just one part of a much larger data management effort,
Yes, there will be time and expenses related to upgrading electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management software, reprinting superbills and other office collateral, and training staff and clinicians. ... Margo Williams, MHA, CMPE, is a senior
electronic health record systems. ... Likewise, electronic health records will need to become genome-enabled in order to effectively store, analyze and help clinicians make use of genomic data.
Electronic medical records are slowly pushing out the family history, eliminating valuable diagnostic information. ... One of my pet peeves with electronic health records (EHRs) has been a lack of attention to collecting family history and generating
But Leadership Day was bookmarked by other events that promised to have a huge impact on health care. ... A second ACP policy committee, the Medical Practice and Quality Committee, met to discuss ACP's efforts to reduce administrative tasks for physicians
The experts cited several sites that are better options for electronic information than Wikipedia or Google. ... Dr. Altkorn noted that access to electronic information is almost transparent in offices that use electronic health records (EHRs), as a