Tag: EHR

Value-Based Care & Healthcare Spending

The past decade has seen a greater emphasis on improving health care, its cost and overall quality of service by providers. Rising costs for medical testing, chronic disease management, and prescription drugs have led to researchers and payers developing more affordable alternatives for restoring health and preventing health issues. One such alternative is shifting from […]

Innovations in Patient-Centric Care

In the past few years, the American healthcare system has witnessed dramatic changes with the consumerization of healthcare marking perhaps the most influential transition. More power than ever has been placed in the hands of patients, given that managing one’s well-being is as easy as opening a smart phone. The influx of apps aimed at […]

The Role of EHRs in Patient Care

When people visit emergency rooms or even their family physicians, they are more likely to see the doctor use a computer or tablet in the office than pull out a paper file. This is because the health care industry has heavily shifted toward using electronic health records (EHR). These records encapsulate all patient data from […]