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Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
 

The error rate in speech recognition (SR)-assisted documentation is 7.4%, a study in JAMA Network Open finds. “Seven in 100 words in SR-generated documents contain errors; many errors involve clin...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
 

Yale Medicine is reducing burnout through EHR innovation, according to AMA Wire. Using badges to tap in and out of the EHR system eliminates 20 to 140 logins per physician per day; And voice-recognition...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
 

A survey by Black Book Market Research LLC finds 89% of health care consumers younger than 40 are unsatisfied with the technology capabilities of health care organizations. Younger health care consumers...
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
 

Switching electronic health record (EHR) systems can result in increased efficiency and productivity gains, but there are significant costs associated with the switch, according to Medical Economics. &#...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
 

Data breaches affecting health care systems or their partners need to be addressed quickly, according to Medical Economics. “The most essential protective measures against ransomware and other data br...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Certification Status Tied to Physician Performance Measures
 

Physicians who maintain certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) do better on physician performance scores as measured by the Healthcare E...
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
 

Online physician reviews tend to be skewed positively, according to a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Study authors sought to assess whether distributions of consumer ratings differ a...
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

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