Read Time:2min Providers use medications that they're familiar with & have had success with. Unless there is a compelling reason, they are unlikely to change their prescribing habits. While this may hold true across providers, there are lots of benefits, including cost savings, from standardizing the formulary.
Read Time:3min In theory, the more you alert a provider to potential problems, the better care the patient will receive. Pop-up alerts can simultaneously be one of the most positive and most negative features of an EHR – depending on how they’re implemented. Too many alerts can lead to alert fatigue, which can be an alarming problem.
Read Time:4min The first common mistake healthcare organizations make during an Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation is a half-hearted effort buying into principles. Learn what to avoid when implementing an EHR and how to avoid common implementation mistakes.