EHR Usability

Selected news for the healthcare topic - EHR Usability, collected since 11/2017. Recent stories appear in BMJ and EHR Intelligence. This healthcare topic shares news with Physician Burnout, American Medical Association, Patient Safety, Clinician Burnout and dozens of others.

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7/6/2021 The Association Between Using a Mobile Version of an Electronic Health Record and the Well-Being of Nurses: Cross-sectional Survey Study jmir.org ... between using a mobile version of the EHR and nurses’ perceived time pressure, stress related to information systems, and self-rated stress. Moreover, we examined whether mobile device use modifies the associations of EHR usability (ease of use and technical quality), experience in using EHRs, and number of systems in daily use with these well-being indicators. Methods: This was a cross-sectional population-based survey study among 3610 ...
5/24/2021 Emergency medicine electronic health record usability: where to from here? BMJ ... the UK, with none of them meeting the international minimum standards required for IT in any industry. The study was not able to tell us which aspects of usability are poor. The issue of EHR usability is not new, with articles published over the years calling for improvements, describing how large sums of health money has been spent on unproven IT systems without any evidence of improvements in safety, quality ...
5/13/2021 Best Practices to Mitigate EHR Clinical Decision Alert Fatigue EHR Intelligence ... to limit alert quantity and improve alert quality to boost clinician satisfaction. Optimizing or Eradicating Low-Value AlertsClinician burnout and EHR fatigue caused by alerts have been an issue for clinicians struggling with EHR usability overload. READ MORE: The Pros and Cons of EHR Clinical Decision Support AlertsAlthough EHR alerts can offer providers practical suggestions and updates, EHR alert fatigue has been an issue for clinicians already struggling ...
5/12/2021 Nursing execs dish on the digital health tools they've found most useful during the pandemic Healthcare IT News ... Blend Images LLC/Getty ImagesIn a recent study, researchers associated more favorable electronic health record usability scores with lower odds of burnout among nurses.Unfortunately, that study also found that nurses scored their EHR usability at an F – which seems to bode ill for workplace satisfaction in an already stressful environment.Still, it's not all bad news: Nursing executives from hospitals around the country told Healthcare IT News ...
5/11/2021 An open letter to Epic Systems - Vascular Specialist vascularspecialistonline.com ... half of the U.S. population have their medical records on an Epic system. Epic’s massive market share and the closed nature of its system mean that your programmers essentially set the standard for EHR usability. For better or for worse. Second, I am concerned about recent comments made by Epic executives regarding physician burnout. While most EHR companies are happy to stick their heads in the sand or offer ...
4/28/2021 Study shows link between EHR usability and nurse burnout, surgical patient outcomes news-medical.net Research suggests that Ginkgo biloba extract contains naturally occurring inhibitors against SARS-CoV-2A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) has investigated associations between EHR usability and nurse job outcomes (burnout, job dissatisfaction, and intention to leave) and surgical patient outcomes (inpatient mortality and 30-day readmission).The study found that employing EHR systems with suboptimal usability ...
4/28/2021 Poor EHR usability linked to nurse burnout, patient mortality and readmission: study Becker's Hospital Review Poor EHR usability linked to nurse burnout, patient mortality and readmission: study Jackie Drees - Print EmailEHR usability issues are being associated with nurse burnout, which can lead to higher rates of surgical patient mortality and readmissions, according to a recent study published in the journal Medical Care .For the study, a team of University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing researchers analyzed data on 343 hospitals, 1.2 million surgical patients ...
4/27/2021 EHR usability issues linked to nurse burnout and patient outcomes medicalxpress.com ... decision-making, care planning, patient surveillance, medication ordering and administration, and communication with other health care team members. While data show that EHR technology usability can put added burden on clinicians, the relationships between EHR usability and the job outcomes of hospital staff nurses and surgical patient outcomes have not been explored.A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research ...
4/27/2021 EHR usability issues linked to nurse burnout and patient outcomes eurekalert.org ... decision-making, care planning, patient surveillance, medication ordering and administration, and communication with other health care team members. While data show that EHR technology usability can put added burden on clinicians, the relationships between EHR usability and the job outcomes of hospital staff nurses and surgical patient outcomes have not been explored.A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research ...
4/27/2021 EHR usability issues linked to nurse burnout and patient outcomes sciencecodex.com Home EHR usability issues linked to nurse burnout and patient outcomesPHILADELPHIA (April 27, 2021) - Nurses and other clinicians rely heavily upon the electronic health record (EHR) to provide patient care. This includes clinical decision-making, care planning, patient surveillance, medication ordering and administration, and communication with other health care team members. While data show that EHR technology usability can put added burden on clinicians, the relationships between EHR usability ...
4/23/2021 Peloton Tread+ comes under fire; EHR usability gets failing grade Healthcare IT News Quality and Safety Peloton Tread+ comes under fire; EHR usability gets failing grade This week's top stories include a consumer safety group warning parents to stop using Peloton Tread+ after reports of child injuries and death, nurses giving EHR usability an "F" and HHS vowing to tackle racism as a serious public health threat ...
4/22/2021 Nurses Give EHR Usability a Failing Grade, Report Burnout EHR Intelligence Nurses Give EHR Usability a Failing Grade, Report Burnout Almost half of the nurses experienced burnout, which healthcare professionals connect to low EHR usability. Aligned with their physician counterparts, nurses graded EHR usability an “F,” and respondents also revealed a high level of burnout, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).Clinician burnout is commonly associated with the usability, emergence, and ...
4/20/2021 Nurses give EHR usability an 'F' in new study Healthcare IT News Nurses give EHR usability an 'F' in new study The report also finds that poor electronic health record user-experience is associated with nurse burnout. 02:07 PM (Photo by FG Trade/Getty Images)A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that more favorable electronic health record usability scores are associated with lower odds of burnout – and those usability scores have tanked ...
4/20/2021 Using Team-Based Approaches to EHR Usability, EHR Optimization EHR Intelligence Using Team-Based Approaches to EHR Usability, EHR Optimization Sixty-one percent of clinician respondents said the EHR SWAT team initiative improved EHR usability. A multidisciplinary team focused on EHR optimization is effective at improving EHR usability and ultimately mitigating clinician burnout, according to a Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) Open case report.It is common for clinicians and health IT experts to emphasize EHR vendor and ...
4/13/2021 How to Enhance EHR Use Measures to Mitigate Clinician Burnout EHR Intelligence ... EHR use and performance, op-ed authors Christine Sinsky from the AMA, and Harlan Krumholz and Edward Melnick, both from Yale, wrote.Extended EHR use, documentation, excessive EHR inbox messages and notifications, and other EHR usability issues can result in clinician burnout. According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), ambulatory physicians spend more than five hours on the EHR for every ...
4/8/2021 Ambulatory Docs Spend 5-Plus Hours on EHR Use Per Day EHR Intelligence ... the EHR than their male counterparts. Medical specialty and the number of practicing clinical hours are also associated with EHR use time.Extended EHR use, documentation, excessive EHR inbox messages and notifications, and other EHR usability issues can result in clinician burnout. Dig Deeper 6 EHR Usability Pitfalls, Challenges Leading to Clinician BurnoutAnd according to an assessment of both Epic Systems and Cerner EHR users, that extended EHR use ...
3/26/2021 Four ways to maximize value from your EHR and improve usability dotmed.com ... paper recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) notes, despite “basic federal requirements promoting a user-centered design approach to electronic health record (EHR) development and usability testing,” EHR usability remains a major hurdle for healthcare organizations.Even after facility-specific customization, configuration, and training, too many healthcare workers struggle with their EHRs. Another study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows ...
3/23/2021 Clinician EHR Workload, Cognitive Efforts Double After EHR Adoption EHR Intelligence ... six months of EHR adoption, according to a study published in Applied Ergonomics .Clinicians also experienced increased EHR workload over 2.5 years following EHR implementation.This adds to the evidence showing a connection between EHR usability and clinician burnout. EHR usability issues typically increase cognitive load and errors, leading to patient safety issues. An increase in cognitive load adds to EHR use, which then leads to clinician burnout. Dig Deeper ...
3/13/2021 Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 13 March, 2021. blogspot.com ... that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. https://ehrintelligence.com/news/how-to-leverage-health-information-standards-to-boost-ehr-usability How to Leverage Health Information Standards to Boost EHR Usability Researchers utilized health information standards, such as FHIR, to improve EHR usability in the emergency department. By March 05, 2021 - Developing and implementing a human-centered design (HCD) into the EHR can boost EHR ...
1/5/2021 Evaluating user experience in a polarized EHR marketplace questdiagnostics.com ... Survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics in 2017, nearly 90% of all office-based physicians have acquired an Electronic Health Record (EHR) . While widespread adoption has driven numerous advancements, many report EHR usability as a primary source of workplace frustration . To understand the source of this issue, it’s critical to consider how these systems relate to the objectives of each organization.The US healthcare market is ...