Information Technology And The Early Adopters : Providers ' Attitudes About A Common,. Commercial Ehr

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Information technology was incorporated into healthcare to increase quality, increase efficiency, and reduce costs. By increasing efficiency and reducing cost the electronic medical record would increase quality care for every. Just because something may be cheaper in the long run and faster, it does not always mean it improves quality and positive outcomes. I have seen increased communication and ability to locate information improved, yet I have also witnessed decrease patient time due to the many hoops and additional documentation that is being required by management, insurance companies and federal regulations. Makam, A., Lanham, H., Batchelor, K., Moran, B., Howell-Stampley, T., Kirk, L., & Halm, E. (2014). The good, the bad and the early adopters: providers ' attitudes about a common, commercial EHR. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 20(1), 36-42. doi:10.1111/jep.12076 When reviewing the electric medical record many people have different thoughts and feelings regarding the overall process and outcomes that it has. In this article it compared the early electronic medical records user and the experience electronic medical record users and their feeling towards improved quality. The survey in the article indicated improvements across the board to varying extents. This article is about perception, not facts. It shows no clinically based evidence to support the finding of improved quality. In addition, I think the article would have been

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