EHR Solutions and a Window of Opportunities for Technology Vendors

http://policymed.typepad.com/.a/6a00e5520572bb88340154348aa57e970c-800wiThe healthcare industry has picked up the pace and is poised to become one of the fastest growing industries. Thanks to Health IT advancements and mobility, the healthcare industry is enabling more efficiency to physicians, better care and enhanced patient engagement.

With the aim to swap paper records with electronic records, EHR seems to be paving its way ahead into it. But there are few loopholes that must be addressed with the successful and faster penetration and adoption of EHRs. One of the major reasons where EHR adoption is affected is its slow processing speed. In some cases, staffs have reported EHRs to be taking more time than paper work. Carolyn Hartley, President and CEO of Physicians’ EHR indicated that the trouble with EHRs is with its user interface. It works on many clicks by user. Continue reading

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