Archive for May, 2012

A new program encourages caregivers to take part in deciding the standards for using EHR software.

HL7 releases new program to increase caregiver participation

Health Level Seven International (HL7) – a nonprofit standards developing organization – announced the release of its pilot membership program along with a website geared toward including caregivers’ opinions in developing standards for EHR systems. Read More »

While EHR use may slow down productivity at first, a study shows that these levels go back to normal after one month.

Do EHRs impact productivity?

A major issue that many healthcare professionals find is the lowered productivity caused by EHR systems, which reduces the number of patients a doctor can see every day. Read More »