Modern healthcare technology needs to communicate and share information with others. That seems like an obvious statement. However, this has not been the legacy of the health IT industry – historically, Electronic Health Records (EHR) have been built as large, all-inclusive enterprise systems designed to...Continue
Practice Fusion is thrilled to be teaming with Health 2.0 and the US Department of Health and Human services to issue a Developer Challenge this summer. This is your chance to use Practice Fusion’s brand new API to plug in patient-driven health data to one...Continue
Designing a good Electronic Health Record (EHR) system – one which balances usability and flexibility with structure and interoperability – is a challenge (to say the least). Not just for us, but for the entire industry.
The first post in this series described the need for a tool physicians can use to evaluate EMR usability. The second post set out a conceptual framework for developing such a tool. In this post, we present an actual EMR usability evaluation tool.
A fundamental part of Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems is the ability to share data with other, outside sources. Besides simply capturing in-office work – chart notes, prescription writing, scheduling, and the like – an EHR should connect with the “outside world.” This is the...Continue