Re-imagining the EMR: Three essential and transformative innovations for caregivers in a value-based world.
Posted by David Fairbrothers, ON February 28, 2019
The transformation of the U.S. health care system to a value-based orientation based on evidence-informed practice and patient-centered outcome metrics is accelerating. The EMR is central to this process but current technology simply hasn’t kept pace. Physician burnout is epidemic in today’s health care system. Depending on specialty, 40-55% of doctors reported symptoms of burnout in a recent survey describing loss of enthusiasm for work, increased cynicism and a decreased sense of personal worth. Frustration with dated, antiquated electronic medical record technology is a major contributor to burnout as increased computer data entry consumes precious time better devoted to genuine patient care. »Read More “Re-imagining the EMR: Three essential and transformative innovations for caregivers in a value-based world.”