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Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcare
Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcarePhysicians changing systems due to mix of dissatisfaction and requirements of new employers
Tips on how to put patients before electronic paperwork
Tips on how to put patients before electronic paperworkPhysicians offer tips to prevent the EHR from becoming a barrier to meaningful interactions
2017 EHR Report Card
2017 EHR Report CardElectronic health records (EHRs) now are a part of most medical practices, yet doctors remain unhappy with them. In the Medical Economics 2017 EHR report—our fifth—we let them explain why in their own words.
Top 11 gripes physicians have with patients
Top 11 gripes physicians have with patientsWe asked primary care physicians from around the country what their top gripes with patients have been, and their answers may surprise you—or relate to you wholeheartedly. Read on to find out what they had to say.
Why are EHRs still so terrible?
Why are EHRs still so terrible?Unfortunately, the federal government has pulled the pin and tossed it into the exam room, resulting in an explosion of inefficiency and a disruption in patient care and communication.
Understanding the connect between poverty, health and healthcare
Understanding the connect between poverty, health and healthcareHow should we be addressing the broader issue of population health?
Is end-of-life planning truly necessary?
Is end-of-life planning truly necessary?Do you know what treatments your patients would want if they became seriously or even terminally ill?
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?
Why do we keep prescribing heroin to patients?Let us all remember when the pen hits the prescription pad to write for an opioid that heroin is an opioid, too.
Physicians respond to Trump's latest Obamacare actionHere’s what physicians from across the country had to say about the president’s latest moves.
The growing financial impact of patient satisfaction
The growing financial impact of patient satisfactionWith more healthcare costs being shifted to consumers, they are expecting more from their providers.