The Juiciest Source of Health IT Policy Gossip That You Aren’t Following

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  Posted July 31, 2015 By Monica Horvath, PhDWe all know that it is hard to keep up with a technical field.  Healthcare in particular touches every member of this country and thus the variety of newsworthy events, findings, advances, and controversies are as varied as the unique needs of the population it serves. So what could you, the avid …

EHR Usability (still) Sucks, But Let’s (still) Not Lose the Data! Part 2

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By Monica Horvath, PhD Last week I reported on the recent EHR 2020 Task Force 10 recommendations to redevelop 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. We have a number of concerns with these recommendations …