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One hospital finds better communication with patients thanks to EHRs

Dealing with electronic health records (EHRs) and worrying about patient satisfaction are popular pastimes for many physicians. ... We were very concerned as we rolled out our electronic health record in March 2013 of what would be the impact of this on
May 2015

Use caution when seeking medical information online

Dr. Altkorn noted that access to electronic information is almost transparent in offices that use electronic health records (EHRs), as a computer is already in use in the exam room. ... All the experts agreed that there will be no retreating from
April 2011

CMS defines meaningful use, ACP responds

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,
July 2010

Computerized provider order entry systems and patient safety

In addition, recent governmental regulatory requirements have emphasized a paperless system that uses computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and electronic health records (EHRs). ... Department of Health and Human Services, four percent of hospitals
August 2011

A new cause to consider in falls: Infection

Researchers reviewed the electronic health records of 161 adult patients admitted from 2000 to 2014 to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
May 2016

Letter to the Editor

Your article “EHRs: Don't forget to edit “ (ACP Hospitalist, April 2013) nicely described some of the newer problems that have surfaced with the increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs).
May 2013

Inpatients face risk of long-term medications being discontinued

The editorialists called for “more powerful solutions,” including comprehensive electronic health records available to all clinicians in a health care system and incentives for communication across care sites.
August 2011

Good catch!

In 2010, the program was expanded beyond IM residents to all residents, medical students, and physicians in all specialties—and then to all health care workers. ... Evidence is mounting that more hospitals in New York State are using a variety of
December 2011

In the News

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 study. ... Patients used an electronic tablet provided
June 2015

Fixing EHRs

If you don't feel like your electronic health record (EHR) is as smart and well designed as it could be, you are definitely not alone. ... It's going to get better,” promised Dr. Wachter. Technology experts promised many future improvements in
May 2017

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