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Study shows alarming error rate in EHR documentation

I recently read some interesting statistics about the completeness and veracity of paper medical records compared to data entered into EHRs. A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association about retrospective research done on 500 … Continue reading

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Medical scribes and the impact on EHR development

I recently attended a session at HIMSS16 entitled Rise of the Medical Scribe Industry – Risk to EHR Advancement presented by George Gellert, MD, MPH, MPA, and S. Luke Webster, MD of Christus Health. It’s common knowledge that the everyday … Continue reading

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Drug allergies meet paper records

Like everyone else in the healthcare industry, I’ve been focused a lot on Meaningful Use implementation and the rise of EHRs. We all do a lot of grumbling about the cost and complications of change but I got a good … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use Stage 2 – Transcription in the crystal ball

Do you remember the big crystal ball in the original Wizard of Oz?  As a kid I remember daydreaming about what I could foresee if I possessed the magical ball. I haven’t seen “Oz: The Great and Powerful” yet but … Continue reading

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EHRs in the State of the Union

I’m a political junkie so I look forward to the State of the Union address as much as Christmas. Working in the healthcare industry, I’m particularly interested in what the president will say about healthcare and electronic health records. The … Continue reading

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