News tagged with health records

Electronic health record adoption uneven across US

A new study in Health Services Research finds wide geographic variation in the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) by ambulatory health care sites, ranging from a high of 88 percent to a low of ...

Jun 28, 2013
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Practices are not prepared for implementation of ICD-10

(HealthDay)—Physician practices have made little progress in preparing for implementation of the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), according to a report published by ...

Jun 20, 2013
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EHR improves coordination of care in hematuria work-up

(HealthDay)—Care coordination, enhanced using an electronic health record system, can reduce the number of health care visits needed for the work-up of hematuria, according to a study published in the July ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Use of EHRs can enhance doc-patient communication

(HealthDay)—Electronic health records (EHRs) can be used during clinical encounters to enhance the physician-patient relationship, encouraging communication during the clinical encounter, according to a ...

Jun 13, 2013
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