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Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
 

Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making, accord...
Wed, 23 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Nurses’ Overtime Can Negatively Impact Collaborative Practice
 

Working overtime may negatively influence nurses’ collaboration with other health care providers in the acute care setting, according to research in the Journal of Nursing Administration. Among th...
Tue, 22 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
 

Best practices have been developed for using electronic health records (EHRs) to enhance patient-centered care, according to an article in Medical Economics. Researchers distilled their ideas into the a...
Wed, 16 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
 

Regulatory requirements are likely to be an important aspect of physician dissatisfaction with electronic health records (EHRs) that is driving burnout, according to an Ideas and Opinions piece in the A...
Tue, 15 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Primary Care Providers Have Mixed Views on Genetic Tests
 

Primary care providers view tests for genetic risks of common diseases as useful, but lack confidence in interpreting results, according to a study published in the May issue of Health Affairs. Many par...
Mon, 14 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
 

Physicians should be aware of the correct protocol for, as well as the laws involved in, firing employees, according to a report published in Medical Economics. The article suggests compiling an employe...
Thu, 03 May 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
 

Changes can be implemented to help reduce physician frustration with electronic health records (EHRs), according to an article in Medical Economics. To help physicians be more efficient and to reduce fr...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT