Few doubt the benefits of implementing an EHR, but can confused on where to turn for help.
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After speaking with several providers over recent weeks, it is obvious there is still much confusion about the basics of EHRs, where to turn to for incentive funds and the complexities of meaningful use.
“I think our work with asthma is just the beginning of managing all the practice patients with complex medical problems. As each patient sees a specialist or has contact with another health care provider, regardless of the location or institution, that information could then be sent to the medical home and have the key drivers captured for surveillance, management, pay for performance, and quality improvement efforts. This can be done with minimal staff requirements and a high level of sustainability in an electronic environment.
- Dr. Scott Callahan, pediatrician and medical director with Children’s Health Care in Batesville, IN