PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A new study reports widespread agreement among physicians that maintaining electronic health records (EHRs) undermines their connection with patients. The analysis found, however, that hospital-based physicians most often decried how EHRs take time away from patient contact, while office-based physicians most often lamented that EHRs detract from the quality of their patient interactions. READ MORE
Hospital, office physicians have differing laments about electronic records
July 5, 2017
With frustration and chagrin, many physicians said in a new study that electronic records hinder their relationships with patients, but they cited different main reasons depending on whether they were office- or hospital-based.