EHR adoption has had a steady growth over the last decade. However this growth has not been even across all the states or among the various medical specialities. Some states are very far ahead when it comes to EHR adoption
As the healthcare industry moves to stage II of the meaningful use program, physicians are realizing that implementing an EHR is not a one-shot deal. It is a long-term commitment requiring considerable resources and training to help employees get used
Practicing medicine has never been as complicated as it is in the modern age. From financial pressure and regulatory oversight to the ever increasing piles of administrative tasks, providers waste a lot of their time in actions that have nothing
Switching EHR providers is not an easy process for any practice or hospital. Whether you have a few hundred patients or a few thousands, the amount of data that has to be transferred into the new system can be overwhelming.
The drive to introduce EHRs into the American healthcare system was partly due to the fact that lack of data is a major contributor to preventable deaths in the country. When a doctor does not have access to all the
The meaningful use program has been running long enough that most providers are aware of the negative consequences likely to affect their productivity when they adopt any EHR system. Carefully planning the transition to electronic systems can reduce some of
Apple’s entry into the digital healthcare market has caused quite a stir in the medical industry. The introduction of the HealthKit platform has generated tremendous interest across hospitals, clinics and medical professionals. Digital products are not new to medicine, which
Until a few years ago, the computer was the predominant method of accessing and using electronic systems. Unfortunately, computers tend to be bulky and have limited mobility even if laptops are used. Taking advantage of the increased capabilities of mobile