Published on March 4, 2014
EHR usability: Key to productivity © CureMD Healthcare
EHRs • Is your EHR user friendly? ‘Black Book Rankings survey 2013’ suggests as many as 30% physicians are dissatisfied with basic EHR usability • Not all EHR vendors build their products with usability in mind • Some EHR vendors have nailed it from the start while others only think about it when their users start complaining • Some EHR vendors have nailed it from the start while others only think about it when their users start complaining • That is of course only possible if their EHR supports voice recognition technology
EHRs • Physicians spend nearly $30,000 per year on transcription services (data source: Nuance) but if the voice recognition capabilities of an EHR software are good, this cost can be eliminated altogether • Efficient technology can reduce Accounts Receivable by as much as 30% • a voice-driven EHR really saves a lot of time for you and does not require adjusting to a new work routine
Improving EHR usability • How can you improve EHR usability? • You can improve your EHR experience if you keep three things in mind before selecting a health IT vendor – Mergers or acquisitions in the company – Senior management coordination – Internal staff experiences with the system • You should do your research before going for a demonstration • Talk to your peers and see what problems they face in their EHRs
Improving EHR usability • Make sure your vendor has relevant experience in your specialty and can refer some satisfied clients to you • Prepare a list of questions before the demo. They can include but are not limited to the following – What is the vendor’s user base? – Is the EHR cloud-based or on-premise? – How frequently is the product updated? • Be sure to pay attention to the way sales/support staff answers your questions which should be a good indicator of how the company will treat you in the future
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