The American Medical Association recently wrote about a report about how to make medical records better, useful and easier to work with. The consensus of the report was there is no public place to where information and user references can be found in one location. The idea of a centralized data base has been pondered as a partial solution. With enabling such a site, users would be able to offer their own experiences, the good and the bad with how electronic medical record systems are working for them. Continue reading: EHR Medical Records Systems Improve with Feedback From Clinical Users
Ingenix’s V.P. Strategic Initiatives: Kim LaFontana and the Ingenix Expert Physician Advisory Board “Gets Docs to Meaningful Use Fast”November 8, 2010 | No Comments on Ingenix’s V.P. Strategic Initiatives: Kim LaFontana and the Ingenix Expert Physician Advisory Board “Gets Docs to Meaningful Use Fast”
EHR Scope had some time to catch up with Ingenix’s Kim LaFontana about the recent announcement of Ingenix’s independent physician advisory board. The purpose of the board is to “design solutions that will meet real-world needs.” Kim was very thorough in describing the challenges and successes of the current electronic health records industry and Ingenix’s ONC-ATCB certified CareTracker EHR solution.
“Using technology in your office should not impede your cash flow, should not slow clinicians down and it should not prevent you from having information. It’s a radical change to your world and the workflow, but what our teams have been focusing on, as we have introduced CareTracker EHR— is how to do it in a way that actually works for the physician and makes them feel like they are delivering better, more efficient care”. –Kim LaFontana