Providers at specialty practices are increasingly becoming distressed as they are spending time completing data entries and desk work, thus spending less time with patients. So much so, 40 percent of all physicians say they experience burn out.
In specialty practices such as ophthalmology, dermatology and plastic surgery, physicians spend the majority of their time using information from images and textual data from the electronic medical record (EMR) to make decisions. Integrating images into the EMR is therefore a great benefit to improving functionality for physicians. Read the full article from Becker’s Health IT and CIO Review to learn more about improving EMR efficiency by integrating imaging and other features such as a patient portal.