EHR

EHR Use More Than Doubles

EHR Use More Than Doubles

Almost 80% of doctors in the United States have switched from paper to electronic health records.

Pros and Cons of EHR Documentation Strategies

Pros and Cons of EHR Documentation Strategies

There are multiple documentation strategies available for physicians to use to improve their interaction with patients and optimize their use of electronic health records.

HHS Seeks to Improve EHR Interoperability

HHS Seeks to Improve EHR Interoperability

Interoperability necessary to achieve the benefits of EHR infrastructure adoption.

ASCO's CancerLinQ™: On Track for a 2015 Launch

ASCO's CancerLinQ™: On Track for a 2015 Launch

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The creation of this "big data system" continues, and promises to improve data quality and subsequently, patient outcomes.

Will Health IT Reshape the Oncologist's Role?

Will Health IT Reshape the Oncologist's Role?

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Increased use of EHRs and other technology may mean less in-person visits and more "virtual" interactions between doctor and patient.

Have You Seen Electronic Health Records Lately?

Have You Seen Electronic Health Records Lately?

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Advances are outpacing arrival speed for this potentially lifesaving technology.

What to Do About Cancer Misdiagnosis?

What to Do About Cancer Misdiagnosis?

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A new survey reveals that oncologists greatly underestimate the rates of misdiagnosis in their field.

EHR Implementation, New Payment Models First Steps Toward Quality Improvement

EHR Implementation, New Payment Models First Steps Toward Quality Improvement

Farzad Mostashari urges physicians to redesign care flow to maximize productivity of EHRs

HHS Has Already Exceeded 2013 Goals for EHR Use

HHS Has Already Exceeded 2013 Goals for EHR Use

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has already met and exceeded its goal for 50% of physician offices and 80% of eligible hospitals to use EHR by end of 2013.

Clinician Satisfaction With Electronic Health Records Has Decreased

Clinician Satisfaction With Electronic Health Records Has Decreased

Since 2010, there has been a decrease in the satisfaction and usability ratings for certified electronic health records.

ASCO Debuts the CancerLINQ™ Prototype, a Knowledge-Sharing Network that May Revolutionize Cancer Care

ASCO Debuts the CancerLINQ™ Prototype, a Knowledge-Sharing Network that May Revolutionize Cancer Care

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A new database of patient information promises to change the way oncologists treat their patients in the future.

Screening Colonoscopy and EHRs Significantly Decrease Risk of CRC

Screening Colonoscopy and EHRs Significantly Decrease Risk of CRC

Screening colonoscopy is associated with a significant decrease in the risk of any colorectal cancer and of right colon cancer; and interventions using electronic health records increase screening rates.

Use of Electronic Records Tied to Fewer Malpractice Claims

Use of Electronic Records Tied to Fewer Malpractice Claims

Electronic health record use is linked to a lower rate of claims for physicians from multiple specialties.

Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Records

The oncologist needs a full suite of features such as staging of tumors, data-intensive workflows, features for chemotherapy dosing and administration, assessment of toxicity, management of clinical trials, and tracking of drug inventories.

Cancer Medicine and Liability in the 21st Century

Cancer Medicine and Liability in the 21st Century

What are the best ways to combine good medical practice with good medico‑legal and legal practice in an era of 21st century cancer medicine?

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