Category Archives: EMR & EHR

Are Physicians–Let’s Face It–Getting Clinically Lazy?

Article talks about physician reliance on technology and increasing disregard for history and physical exam. Examples include going directly to CT for abdominal pain or EKG for presentation of chest pain. Points out that this leads to delay in diagnosis

Are Physicians–Let’s Face It–Getting Clinically Lazy?

Article talks about physician reliance on technology and increasing disregard for history and physical exam. Examples include going directly to CT for abdominal pain or EKG for presentation of chest pain. Points out that this leads to delay in diagnosis

Smarter Electronic Health Records Lead to Smarter Doctors

Modern electronic health records: time-consuming paperwork or untapped patient data resource? UCSF leads the way in using the electronic health record to augment medical knowledge by pooling relevant patient data. Full article: https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/01/409541/doctors-providing-smarter-care-electronic-health-records

Smarter Electronic Health Records Lead to Smarter Doctors

Modern electronic health records: time-consuming paperwork or untapped patient data resource? UCSF leads the way in using the electronic health record to augment medical knowledge by pooling relevant patient data. Full article: https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/01/409541/doctors-providing-smarter-care-electronic-health-records

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

EPIC and InterSystems rated best among healthcare providers

In a recent KLAS report, healthcare providers rated EPIC and InterSystems highest for health information exchange and interoperability. While I do not have any personal experience with InterSystems, I completed a rotation as a medical student using EPIC, and found it

EPIC and InterSystems rated best among healthcare providers

In a recent KLAS report, healthcare providers rated EPIC and InterSystems highest for health information exchange and interoperability. While I do not have any personal experience with InterSystems, I completed a rotation as a medical student using EPIC, and found it