Tag Archives: EHRs

When EHRs lack interoperability, investing in big data analytics can help smooth the path toward value-based care

ORLANDO – Data can be a wonderful means through which health leaders can improve their business performance and boost care quality for their patient populations, and it’s a must when transitioning to value-based care. But a high volume of data can get confusing, especially if a health system utilizes multiple electronic health records. One possible… Read More »

Study highlights role of EHRs in pediatric medication errors

Dive Brief: Prescribing medications for kids requires unique considerations such as lower body weight, which could lead even small errors to cause patient harm. Yet little is known about how EHR usability issues affect medication errors, a new Health Affairs study says. Raj Ratwani of MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and other… Read More »