Off The Record

Archive for January, 2012

The EHR (Electronic Health Record): Does entering data on the spot curb doctors’ productivity (and bedside manner)?

Off the Record:  From the Desk of Kendall Tant, CEO, iData Medical Documentation

Did the EHR system in which your practice invested live up to its promise?  Did you enjoy increased productivity, profitability, accessibility to information, and patient satisfaction?  We’re curious.  Let’s get the conversation going!

Even if you haven’t made the significant investment into an EHR system, it’s likely you’re doing some research.  In case you’re new to the industry, the EHR – or Electronic Health Record – is simply software that allows clinical data to be stored, retrieved, organized and edited on a computer.  Sounds good, right?  But at this junction in history, there are still plenty of bugs in the system. (more…)

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