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Electronic Health Records

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of electronic health records -- from selecting an EHR system to optimizing an EHR in your practice.


Selecting an EHR

02/01/2015 EHR Switch Survey: Responses From 305 Family Physicians
12/01/2012 The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 3,088 Family Physicians Tool
08/01/2011 The 2011 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 2,719 Family Physicians
12/01/2009 The 2009 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 2,012 Family Physicians
02/01/2005 How to Select an Electronic Health Record System Tool
02/01/2005 Purchasing an Affordable Electronic Health Record
08/01/2009 Toward a Modular EHR
10/01/2002 Why I Love My EMR Tool

Implementing an EHR

02/01/2007 How to Successfully Navigate Your EHR Implementation
12/01/2010 Successful EHR Implementations: Attitude Is Everything
03/01/2006 EHRs in the Exam Room: Tips on Patient-Centered Care
03/01/2007 EHRs Fix Everything - and Nine Other Myths
02/01/2012 How to Avoid Conflicts Between Your New EHR and Your Old Billing Company
08/01/2007 Improving Care With an Automated Patient History
02/01/2015 Removing Six Key Barriers to Online Portal Use

EHR Incentives & Meaningful Use

10/01/2010 A Physician's Guide to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: The Basics Tool
04/01/2010 Should Doctors Reject the Government's EHR Incentive Plan?
08/01/2009 "Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR?" and Other Commonly Asked Questions About the HITECH Act
12/01/2013 How to Survive an EHR Meaningful Use Audit
02/01/2014 Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami?
02/01/2016 The Evolution of Meaningful Use: Today, Stage 3, and Beyond new

Patient Portals

04/01/2015 Electronic Access to Adolescents' Health Records: Legal, Policy, and Practice Implications
02/01/2015 Removing Six Key Barriers to Online Portal Use
05/01/2008 Making a Case for Online Physician-Patient Communication
08/01/2007 Improving Care With an Automated Patient History
03/01/2004 Communicating With Your Patients Online
04/01/2016 Lower Your Overhead With a Patient Portal new

Other EHR Resources

Selecting & Implementing an EHR [Center for Health IT]

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