Two years ago, the American Medical Association (AMA) created a committee to provide recommendations on how to improve the usability of electronic health records (EHR). Their list outlined eight areas where improvements were needed to stop the disruption that resulted from the Meaningful Use EHR requirement.
It’s time to revisit how EHR systems are doing and to see how they’re doing on improving the areas mentioned on the AMA list. The good news is that new EHR technology and its increased functionality have helped the industry tackle several issues that had become sticking points for many medical practices. Smoother workflows, coordination of care, and taking full advantage of mobile and digital platforms are helping EHRs bring quality patient care back to the forefront and helping independent practices function more efficiently than ever. Read the guide, “EHR improvements after the AMA ‘Hateful 8’ list.”