Friday, May 25, 2018
An Apology for EHR Usability to My Physician Friends...At last
For at least the last decade physicians have complained about the dysfunction of Electronic Health Record Software....
Now, an apology from vendors has occurred. However, this is letting the real culprits off the hook for this debacle. Lurking in the shadows is the Department of. HHS aka CMS and the HITECH act which parcelled out billions of dollars in incentive money and also penalties for not complying with their edict to obtain EHRs. Most providers did the math (at great harm to themselves), between a rock and a hard place unwillingly purchasing the defective software.
" I write to you today to offer a long-overdue acknowledgment: We can do better.
An Apology for EHR Usability to My Physician Friends