Yes, EHR Usability Sucks, But Let’s Not Lose the Data!

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By Monica Horvath, PhD Recently the EHR 2020 Task Force provided 10 recommendations on redeveloping EHRs for the future.  This group, assembled by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), seeks to define EHR functionality and workflow mandates that will create optimal, patient-centric tools by the year 2020.  Common concerns include the degradation of the patient-provider relationship, excessive time spent with …

Investing In Employee Growth and Retention

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It’s been said that employees are a company’s most valued asset. Yet time and again I hear employees say “my company won’t pay for training”. In today’s blog I’d like to delve into why this tends to be the case and the negative impacts this has on the company as well as ways to mitigate the barriers. COST Barrier: First …