Medical Records

How can primary care physicians reduce after hours EHR time?

Physicians are spending more time than ever documenting patient encounters in the electronic health record (EHR). While digital documentation can create efficiencies, for many providers it’s a source of stress. With heavy documentation loads and long workdays, many family doctors

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Burnt out? The doctor prescribed medical dictation

Doctors are frustrated with time spent on clinical documentation and how it cuts into patient care. However, many clinicians have found that medical dictation can speed things up. Do you find yourself working long hours and bogged down by clinical

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What is home-based primary care?

Home-based primary care (HBPC) is a healthcare model in which the practitioner travels to the patient. Commonly called “house calls,” HBPC targets the most complex and costliest patients in society. House calls were nearly extinct by the end of the

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Medical Records

6 ways to improve EMR productivity in 2020

Nearly all US doctors use electronic medical records, but for many providers this technology still represent a double-edged sword. EMRs should make healthcare more efficient and can improve the quality of care. But many doctors feel they are spending more

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