HIMSSCast: Evolution – the limitations and innovations of EHRs

Electronic health record systems are at the very core of healthcare information technology. They are critical to the delivery of healthcare in the United States.

But they have limitations, and many physicians and nurses are not happy with EHR interfaces and usability.

So where are EHRs today? What are innovations in the field? Where are these innovations leading the technology in the decade to come?

On this podcast, the guest is Mutaz Shegewi, research director, provider IT transformation strategies, at IDC Health Insights. He has answers to these important questions about the critical health IT that is EHRs.

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Talking points:

  • The limitations of EHRs today
  • Where EHRs are evolving to today
  • Innovations we’re seeing that are leading the evolution
  • Innovations of today addressing the limitations of today
  • Are EHRs enough?
  • Can they do what needs to be done when it comes to enabling the healthcare experience for caregivers and patients?
  • Looking ahead, EHR technology in 10 years

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DOD, Leidos Partnership deploys new EHR capabilities to 6 Southern states

Physician EHR satisfaction varies by specialty, says KLAS report

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Email the writer: bsiwicki@himss.org


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