Electronic Health Records User Satisfaction Falls 12 Percent
Medical News reported the results of a report from the American College of Physicians indicating “satisfaction and usability ratings for certified electronic health records (EHRs) have decreased since 2010 among clinicians across a range of indicators.” The announcement was made at the 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition. According to Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, FACP, who leads ACP's Medical Practice, Professionalism & Quality division, the report “highlight(s) the need for the Meaningful Use program and EHR manufacturers to focus on improving EHR features and usability.”
See the full results of the ACP survey here.
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