By Doreen DeGroff – January 2021 is rapidly approaching for hospitals and providers to meet the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program deadline yet many organizations are reporting that the AUC implementation is proving to be more complex than…Read More
By Roland Therriault – What do physicians want in an EHR? If you asked doctors ten years ago, they would likely have listed many different features, applications or factors that shaped their technology purchases.
A new study issued recently found electronic medical records (EHRs) as currently designed, implemented and regulated, lack usability as a necessary feature, resulting in EHRs that are extremely hard to use compared to other common technologies.
Black Book’s European office led this year’s sweeping survey process of 60,000 provider invitations, resulting in 4,056 current EHR user participants around the globe providing insight into 18 specific EHR key performance indicators evidencing progress…
This limited podcast series documents the journey of eFax and as they meet with rule makers and congressional representatives to advocate and educate on DCFT as an acceptable means of health data exchange.
By Roland Therriault – What will it take for unhappy physician or physician groups to find the right match? The answer, it seems, goes beyond “great technology.” Many doctors are actually on their third — or even their fourth — EHR, and they’re still not happy.
By David Lareau – Long before Fortune Magazine and Kaiser Health News published “Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong”, health IT insiders have recognized that EHRs are flawed and not yielding the quality care improvements and cost savings that futurists forecasted 20 years ago.
By Bob McNellis – The meeting took place nearly 15 years ago, but I still remember vividly the bold declaration by a former Congressional leader advocating for technological reforms in healthcare. “Paper kills!” he warned. “Paper records are an utterly irrational national security risk.”
Over seven frenzied years of inpatient EHR system implementations, Black Book crowd-surveyed tens of thousands of tech-weary hospital executives and user-level IT staff that withstood at least one broad EHR system switch to reconsider if providers got what they bargained for.