Fixing EHRs: What do physicians want?
Electronic health records (EHR) systems can be great tools for healthcare facilities, as they provide an electronic option for physicians to store patient information. When these systems operate well, they can provide a whole new level of convenience to the office for both the physicians and the patients. Medical records can be organized and more easily obtained by the user, as well as improved billing processes.
However, now that EHR is becoming mandatory for certain facilities, physicians are excepting more from these systems. Sluggish hiccups, confusing interfaces, and inconvenient features are what turn professionals off from these systems the most. When considering fixing these systems, here is a list of what physicians want from EHR so that processes and procedures in their facility can improve.