EMR Vendors Stress Usability When Targeting PhysiciansWritten by Bob Herman | June 20, 2011
A majority of physicians have not yet adopted an electronic medical record system, but EMR vendors are stressing the usability of their systems to interest undecided physicians, according to an American Medical News report.
The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, which included the meaningful use objectives, have spurred the growth of the EMR market. However, not all systems are easy to use, and vendors are responding, the report said.
Reducing click counts, creating consistent layouts from screen to screen and adjusting an EMR system to a physician's current workflow are some of the ways vendors are trying to make the EMR systems more palatable.
Read the American Medical News report on EMR vendors.
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