Justification

Making EHRs Less Intrusive and Annoying for Patients

Published in Medscape Nov 18, 2013 EHRs Can Impair the Patient Relationship Some doctors see electronic health records (EHRs) as a giant headache and a barrier to good relationships with patients, whereas others are convinced that it can assist in efficiency and accuracy and still allow doctors to relate well with their patients. Medscape’s recent…

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Why Doctors Run Late

Published in the NY Times July 9, 2014 To the Editor: The best way to shorten waits to see a doctor (editorial, July 8) is to reduce physicians’ crushing paperwork burden. The average American doctor spends almost nine hours each week on billing and bureaucratic tasks, twice the time spent by physicians in Canada. The…

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