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Three ways to help physicians and staff overcome EHR struggles

    Many organizations are making big investments in ambulatory electronic health records (EHR)—but struggle to effectively implement and use the technology. Plus, resistance and uncertainty among both clinical and administrative staff often prevent organizations from fully realizing the benefits of EHR. So how do you maximize your returns?

    First, ensure that all workflows affected by EHR are working efficiently by evaluating across practices, and provide physicians with a reference guide to use the record more effectively. Then, hear expert advice about realizing the benefits of EHR.

    • Five FAQs about Transitions of Care

      Feeling confident about your EMR implementation, but less certain about meaningful use attestation? We’ve outlined some of the toughest questions we’ve received about Stage 2. Learn more.

    Track Workflows Affected by EHR

    Use PolyClinic's four-part scorecard to track the efficiency of clinical and administrative workflows affected by the EHR, including patient rooming and physician encounter closing rates. Then, have an EHR analyst identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement.

    Download PDFDownload the EHR workflow scorecard

    Teach Physicians How to Complete the EHR Problem List

    Physicians who know how to use EHR from a technical standpoint can still be unclear on documentation best practices. This resource was designed by Bon Secours to educate physicians on how to complete subjective portions of the EHR, such as the Problem List. Use the guide to help physicians use the record more effectively and ease many of the frustrations they experience with the system.

    Download PDFDownload the style guide

    Expert Q&A: Realize the Benefits of EHR

    Listen to a Q&A session with Senior Research Director Doug Thompson. Find out why measurement is essential to benefit realization, understand common challenges faced, and learn strategies for overcoming your own struggles.

    LISTEN TO THE Q&A

    Many organizations are making big investments in ambulatory electronic health records (EHR)—but struggle to effectively implement and use the technology. Plus, resistance and uncertainty among both clinical and administrative staff often prevent organizations from fully realizing the benefits of EHR. So how do you maximize your returns?

    First, ensure that all workflows affected by EHR are working efficiently by evaluating across practices, and provide physicians with a reference guide to use the record more effectively. Then, hear expert advice about realizing the benefits of EHR.

    • Five FAQs about Transitions of Care

      Feeling confident about your EMR implementation, but less certain about meaningful use attestation? We’ve outlined some of the toughest questions we’ve received about Stage 2. Learn more.

    Track Workflows Affected by EHR

    Use PolyClinic's four-part scorecard to track the efficiency of clinical and administrative workflows affected by the EHR, including patient rooming and physician encounter closing rates. Then, have an EHR analyst identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement.

    Download PDFDownload the EHR workflow scorecard

    Teach Physicians How to Complete the EHR Problem List

    Physicians who know how to use EHR from a technical standpoint can still be unclear on documentation best practices. This resource was designed by Bon Secours to educate physicians on how to complete subjective portions of the EHR, such as the Problem List. Use the guide to help physicians use the record more effectively and ease many of the frustrations they experience with the system.

    Download PDFDownload the style guide

    Expert Q&A: Realize the Benefits of EHR

    Listen to a Q&A session with Senior Research Director Doug Thompson. Find out why measurement is essential to benefit realization, understand common challenges faced, and learn strategies for overcoming your own struggles.

    LISTEN TO THE Q&A

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