Search Tag: EHR design

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You say tomatoes, I say tomaahtoes: EHRs need common standards

2018 25 Jul

There is a lot of variability in the way electronic health records are actually used by physicians, which highlights the need for basic standards in EHR design and implementation, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Researchers from the American Medical Association and MedStar Health... Read more

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Study: EHRs Full of Copy-and-Paste Records

2017 06 Jun

A key benefit from using electronic health records is that it improves care coordination, given that information can be shared easily between care providers. But a new study published in JAMA shows that EHRs contain mostly copy-and-paste data, which may put patient safety at risk. Researchers at University of California San Francisco examined thousands... Read more