Many specialty healthcare providers understand the value of technology that's geared toward their specific needs. Electronic health record (EHR) and practice management software platforms offer myriad benefits, from streamlined patient care to improved efficiency and increased revenue. However, to harness the full potential of these tools, specialty practices must recognize the critical role that participating in thorough onboarding and user certification training programs plays in ensuring a successful transition.
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For several generations, women have stood as silent champions in ocular pathology, physiologic optics, research, and worldwide ophthalmology. While written records might not consistently applaud them, they've always shined from behind the curtains. In 1904, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) welcomed its inaugural female member. Legend has it that her immediate response was, “About time!”
While the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the healthcare industry has skyrocketed over the last decade, there are some who still prefer to continue using purely paper based records in their practices. Most of these holdouts tend to view EHRs negatively, as unreliable, too expensive, or too complicated, and so have chosen to stick with outdated technology, and by doing so, risk stranding themselves on “paper islands.” This article has been updated since its original publish date of March 23, 2015.
What happens when DataDerm™ — dermatology’s largest clinical registry — recognizes a dermatology EHR at the Gold level?
When selecting an EHR, ophthalmology practices often hear stories about how the new system will save time and bring in patients. Yet, many practices have invested in the wrong system and never live out these success stories. In fact, one 2021 study found the wrong EHR slows down administrative work for ophthalmology practices more than not having a system at all.
Dermatology EHRs have helped practices care for patients for over three decades. Around the 25th anniversary of the invention of all EHR systems, researchers from Sweden and South Africa analyzed how the implementation of these systems was going worldwide. They found many practices didn’t experience increased efficiency from their EHR. Often, this was due to choosing the wrong one. By researching dermatology EHRs before selecting your next system, your practice can avoid this pitfall.