What You Need To Know About EHR Adoption (Infographic)
The infographic below, by Entrada Health, describes the challenges physicians may face when adopting EHR systems. Physicians have to spend extra time learning the EMR system and may suffer a slight loss of productivity when adopting a new system. Additionally, there are technology costs that physicians must consider.
However, the infographic also lists some tips for a more successful EHR adoption:
- Achieve buy-in from the organization
- Establish and communicate your goals
- Understand strengths & weaknesses
- Take advantages of emerging technologies
While it may be challenging for physicians to adopt EHR systems, there are many important long-term benefits of EHR. These include helping medical research, reducing medical errors, improving patient care, and many others benefits.