Health

Study: Doctors give electronic health records an 'F'

The transition to electronic health records (EHRs) was supposed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare for doctors and patients alike—but these technologies get an "F" rating for usability from health care ...

Overweight & Obesity

Less weight regain with EHR-based tracking plus coaching

An electronic health record (EHR)-based weight maintenance intervention coupled with coaching is associated with less weight regain compared with EHR-based care alone, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in the ...

Medications

Think you're allergic to penicillin? You are probably wrong

More than 30 million people in the United States wrongly believe they are allergic to penicillin—resulting in millions of dollars in added health care costs, adverse side effects from the use of more powerful antibiotics ...

Health

Are you accessing all your medical records online?

(HealthDay)—Surprisingly, we're still on a learning curve when it comes to the availability of electronic health records, the digital way to access what used to be paper-only files.

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