Adoption of patients EHR (Electronic Health Records) in US has more than doubled since 2008. This article lays out a practical way the many variables and challenges that adoption of EHR still faces and shows how the industry is addressing them.
Adoption of EHR (Electronic Health Records) is on the rise globally, there is a growing concern that physicians will face increased burden of digesting volumes of data. Physicians will need AI (Artificial Intelligence) to help them discover and extract critical information about their patients. This article suggests forward thinking strategy on how AI should be used.
Canadian Medical Association shares its perspective on the state of HER (Electronic Health Records) in Canada. Their view is that rather than adding another layer of systems, Canada should rebuild its EHR system from ground up.
With mass adoption of Electronic Medical Record growing, physicians face new challenges. For example, physicians taking on new patients now need patients approval to obtain medical records for the new patient.
his is useful source which lists software solutions which help medical organizations utilize Electronic Medical Records for their patients. Feedback and ranking from companies already using these solutions, helps those which are looking for EMR system select one that best fits their needs.
The economic benefits from implementing Electronic Medical Records are being evaluated and tested in some cases. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery shares a report which shows financial benefits from implementation of EMR in an outpatient orthopedic clinic.
Implementation of Electronic Medical Records is more than just a technical deployment and integration. Physicians will require training on how to use the digital records, how to discover critical information and more. OntarioMD published a useful guide on what to train physicians on.