Impact of Health
POTENTIAL BENEFITS AND EFFICIENCIES FOR PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS WITH EHR OPTIMIZATION
IN THE MOST RECENT SURVEY AVAILABLE,
1 IN 3 INDIVIDUALS1
who had seen a healthcare provider in the last year experienced at least one of the following gaps in information exchange:
Had to bring an x-ray, MRI, or other type of test with them to the appointment
While intended to improve care quality and efficiency, the EHR has inadvertently burdened clinicians and is now considered a leading cause of their burnout.
Reference: 1. Patel V, Barker W, Siminerio E. Trends in Consumer Access and Use of Electronic Health Information. HealthIT.gov. ONC Data Brief No. 30, October 2015 https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/briefs/oncdatabrief30_accesstrends_.pdf. Accessed October 23, 2023.