Tag: EHR usability


12 patient safety risks linked to EHR usability

July 1, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Digital records systems have created unforeseen safety risks, sometimes contributing to serious mistakes in treatment, and that’s particularly true for pediatric patients, contends researchers for the Pew Charitable Trusts. These unintended consequences can be devastating for young patients, especially when […]


More EHR Usability Issues Rear Their Ugly Heads

March 12, 2019

Via: EMR Thoughts

Since they first began to be adopted in force, far too many physicians have found EHRs to be difficult to use. In fact, when researching this item, I noted with little surprise that I first began writing EHR/EMR workarounds back […]


MedStar calls on lawmakers to make EHR usability a priority

February 5, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

The largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area is urging Congress to take action when it comes to the link between electronic health record usability and patient safety. MedStar Health has drafted a letter to Senate and House committees […]


EHR performance standards needed to ensure usability, safety

July 19, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The design, development and implementation of electronic health records must be improved to ensure the usability of EHRs for clinicians and safety for patients. That’s the conclusion of a new EHR usability and safety analysis funded by the American Medical […]


Usability Still Key to Future of EHR Designs

May 26, 2016

Via: HITECH Answers

he efficient and effective use of Electronic Health Records are essential, as these systems are increasingly becoming a central tool for patient care. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act provided providers with a significant financial […]