In hospitals with electronic health records, TMI is often a symptom of “CoPaGA syndrome” or “copy-and-paste-gone-amok syndrome.”. ... This is why we can't ask a busy resident who doesn't know a given patient to pause to look in an electronic
The cover story of our May issue looks at fixing electronic health records, while other articles focus on wayfinding apps, unbefriended patients, and poststroke epilepsy. ... The cover story of our May issue looks at why electronic health records
The October ACP Hospitalist is now available, with a cover story about ransomware attacks on electronic health records.
Many serious problems and potentially permanent harm to patient health and physician credibility can result from copy-and-paste misuse. ... and reliable clinical records that improve patient safety, hospitalist credibility, and quality of care.
Giving inpatients access to their electronic health records (EHRs) during hospitalization appeared to improve empowerment and did not seem to affect clinician or nurse workload, according to a small new study. ... Patients used an electronic tablet
Physician satisfaction with electronic health record (EHR) systems has dropped by 44% over the last 5 years, with more than half of respondents reporting dissatisfaction with their EHR systems in a ... technology and electronic health records.
These include UpToDate, Epocrates, DXplain, Isabel and ACP's Smart Medicine. The ideal would be for these kinds of evidence-based diagnostic aids to be tightly integrated into electronic health records ... Within 5 to 10 years, [electronic health records]
In a fast-paced, interactive session, two speakers reviewed many popular software applications, as well as particularly useful features of electronic health records. ... During the fast-paced, interactive session, the speakers reviewed many other popular
However, they stressed that the move to electronic health records may lead to increased disposal of paper charts, which in turn may increase the risk of inappropriate handling of personal information. ... Minimizing the printing of documents containing
FDA panel divided on rosiglitazoneCoumadin samples recalled. Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued final rules defining meaningful use of electronic health records, which physician practices and hospitals ... The other rule,