As healthcare systems allow patients to browse their electronic charts, the CAPS format shows them that their concern was heard accurately and clearly states the diagnosis and plan of care.
Research has shown that LGBT patients are at increased risk for substandard, insensitive care due to stigmatization. New EHR tools are a small step toward culturally competent care and eradicating disparities.
The CEO of Cleveland Clinic Florida talks burnout contributors and what we can do.
“The EHR should make the physician’s work-life better. That is my basic challenge, and it’s what drives me forward.”
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Buying an electronic health records system is a major outlay for a medical practice. Kirkland, Wa., private ophthalmologist David Epley, MD, discusses what you should expect in terms of cost and return on investment.
With digital medical imaging standards, the devices in your ophthalmology practice can share and store ophthalmic tomography and other diagnostic images seamlessly within your EHR system.
Whether to store your ophthalmology patients’ medical records and diagnostic imaging in-house or off-site is a key question. Johns Hopkins IT expert and ophthalmologist Michael Boland, MD, explores the choices.