EHR dissatisfaction

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Physician Outcry On EHR Functionality, Cost Will Shake The Health Information Technology Sector

Daniel R. Verdon | Medical Economics | February 10, 2014

Despite the government’s bribe of nearly $27 billion to digitize patient records, nearly 70% of physicians say electronic health record (EHR) systems have not been worth it. It’s a sobering statistic backed by newly released data from marketing and research firm MPI Group and Medical Economics that suggest nearly two-thirds of doctors would not purchase their current EHR system again because of poor functionality and high costs. Read More »

Physicians Prefer VistA-So Should Decision Makers

In their 2014 EHR Report—a survey of 18,575 physicians on their EHR preferences—Medscape concludes that doctors like using the VA’s Computerized Provider Record System (CPRS), the core electronic record in the broader VistA platform, more than any other solution. Here’s what they said, "The highest-rated EHR, with a score of 3.9, is the Veterans Administration EHR: VA-CPRS. It’s regarded as one of the best overall by our physician respondents"

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Physicians Spooked By Failure Stories—EHR Adoption Suffers

Evan Steele | HIT Consultant | May 15, 2013

Evan Steele, CEO of EHR company SRSsoft discuss how physicians are spooked by EHR failure stories causing long-term EHR adoption rates to suffer. Read More »

Physicians: EHR Costs Outweigh Financial Benefits

Ashley Gold | FierceHealthIT | August 16, 2013

Electronic health record provider athenahealth's recently published Physician Sentiment Index report finds that although most physicians believe EHRs can improve outcomes, more than half also say that the cost of such tools outweighs their benefit. Read More »

Poor MU Showing Renews Calls For Change

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | November 5, 2014

A fresh batch of disheartening Stage 2 attestation numbers has prompted several industry groups to once again implore the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to shorten the meaningful use reporting period in 2015...

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Practitioners Vent EHR Concerns In Newspaper Op-Eds

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | June 12, 2013

Tired of suffering in silence, physician practices are turning to the editorial pages of their local newspapers to publicize their concerns with their electronic health records. Read More »

Report: Most EHR Vendors Will Fail To Survive Through Meaningful Use Stage 3

Jasmine Pennic | HIT Consultant | July 17, 2013

A recent poll of industry insiders predict that the majority of EHR vendors will fail to sustain operations by the time Meaningful Use stage 3 is fully implemented, according to Black Book Rankings. [...] Read More »

Selecting An EHR Replacement: Necessary Or Necessary Evil?

Mark Anderson | EHR Intelligence | December 2, 2013

Provider organizations and physician practices continue to change their EHR systems at a staggering pace. Recent estimates suggest between 30 and 50 percent of current EHR sales are for replacements of existing systems. [...] Read More »

Smaller Hospitals Ditch EHRs--But Still Not Happy

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | December 19, 2012

External pressure is forcing small hospitals to transition to different electronic health records systems, according to a new brief from KLAS Research. Read More »

Survey: Physicians Say EMRs A Key Factor To Their Declining Income

Jasmine Pennic | HIT Consultant | July 3, 2013

Physicians feel reimbursement, EMRs and hospital employment as key factors to limiting physician pay according to a recent survey by Medicus Firm. The survey entitled, 2013 Physician Practice Preference and Relocation Survey was conducted with over 2,500 doctors revealed several workforce trends and practice preferences. Read More »

The Cost-Benefit Calculation Of Electronic Health Records Systems

Gienna Shaw | FierceHealthIT | August 19, 2013

It's discouraging to read that more than half of physicians say the costs of electronic health records systems outweigh the financial benefits. But it's also heartening to see that, in the survey of 1,200 employed and independent physicians, most agree the benefits to patient care do justify the investment. Read More »

The Great EHR Switch

Erin McCann | Healthcare IT News | April 15, 2013

With more electronic health record systems continuing to fall short of providers' expectations, a recent report by Black Book Rankings suggests that 2013 may indeed be the "year of the great EHR vendor switch." Read More »

Usability Failures Heat Up EHR Replacement Market, Black Book Rankings Survey

Press Release | Black Book Rankings (BBRs) | July 18, 2013

Black Book resurveyed nearly 3,000 EHR users seeking a replacement system in the second quarter of 2013 to assess the impact of usability issues and physician practice satisfaction in the "Year of the Great EHR Switch." Read More »

Value Of Developing, Optimizing EHR Systems For Clinicians

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | July 22, 2013

As defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), meaningful use is the implementation and adoption of EHR systems to increase the delivery of high-quality care while ensuring patient safety. However, this hasn’t been the experience of many physicians... Read More »

What Has Physicians So Dissatisfied With Their EHR Systems?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | February 10, 2014

EHR adoption has grown significantly over the past several years and so too has physician dissatisfaction with this technology, according to a national survey by MPI Group and Medical Economics. [...] Read More »