The United States’ “opioid epidemic” is in the news seemingly every day, leaving some HIM professionals to wonder what role they can play in easing the burden on health systems.
Education, personalization, and culture are the three keys to successful electronic health record (EHR) optimization, according to a recent report from KLAS.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
EHRs can be a powerful tool in fighting hospital acquired infections, as one recent study shows.
Whenever debates about paper records versus EHRs erupt, parties on both sides of the issue inevitably cite data accuracy and readability as concerns for both formats.