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If you're thinking of moving to electronic records, the results of this survey may help.
“If X then Y” rarely works when you're dealing with patients.
Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation.
With a clear aim, some basic innovation tools and a willingness to experiment, your team can produce some remarkable ideas.
Author describes how his residency program uses Crystal Reports to produce reports from their EMR system -- reports that have been useful in QI programs that have improved A1c, LDL and other outcome parameters.
With a few simple changes, you can give your patients better service and your staff a break.
Their revenues are up. Their quality of care is high. And their doctors are getting home in time for dinner.
If you already use an electronic health record system, here's your chance to help your colleagues who haven't yet made the leap.
The old reasons for holding off may have lost their validity.