ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Electronic health records
The survey takes minutes, your responses will help hundreds of colleagues, and you just might win an iPad.
A proactive approach will help you get the most out of your investment.
It may get easier and cheaper to earn the incentive.
If you're shopping for an EHR system, you might appreciate this advice from several hundred colleagues.
Diagnosing illness and treating patients: There's just not an app for that.
It will do great things – someday. But what do you do until then?
The survey instrument for the 2011 FPM survey of physician satisfaction with EHR systems, fielded in the form of an article in the January/February 2011 issue.
Commitment to success, engagement from all concerned and a shared interest in continuing improvement can take you far.
With the changes made in the final rule, earning the EHR incentives is still not easy, but at least it's easier.
Don't just complain about your EHR system; help make it better.