More medical facilities and practices are attempting the switch over to Electronic Medical Record systems. Still, there seems to be hesitation or lag in the user adoption rates.
In order to make the switch over successful, the usability rate has to improve because, otherwise, simply adding more features, providing financial incentives and issuing mandates will not succeed.
Those considering the purchase of an EMR product should keep in mind that once a purchaser or user is allowed the flexibility and organization these systems bring, innovation and competition will dramatically increase. Understanding what is available and EMR usability is rating is key.
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The HIMSS Webinar will give potential purchasers and users the education they need on how to rate and understand EMR usability.
Here's the agenda for the Webinar.
Welcome: Jeff Belden MD, Chair, HIMSS EHR Usability Task Force
Overview: Jeff Belden, MD, will lead the discussion with other members of the task force and authors of the white paper:
* Janey Barnes, PhD
* Rebecca Grayson
* Tiana Thomas
* Penn White, MD, MSIDC
Moderated by: Edna Boone, MASS, CPHIMS; HIMSS Senior Director, Health Information Services
Welcome by: Joyce Lofstrom, HIMSS Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
To register, visit https://himss.webex.com/himss/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=929324977 and click on the register button.
The registration password is: himss