Etikettarkiv: health care

The doctor that rocks the mouse

Henrik Ahlén was bewildered. Each of the three computers he was looking at was connected to a humming test tube rocker (the machine that rocks your blood test sample, so it won’t coagulate). But something wasn’t right. These computers were … Läs mer

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Electronic Health Records: ”A disease in need of a cure”, says NY Times

In most industries, automation leads to increased efficiency, even employee layoffs. In health care, it seems, the computer has created the need for an extra human in the exam room. A Busy Doctor’s Right Hand, Ever Ready to Type (Jan … Läs mer

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Just like House – but with real-world IT

Q: How can you tell House, M.D. is fiction? A: They never have problems with their EMR or other IT systems. * * * The following reads just like the script for an episode of House. But it’s for real: … Läs mer

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New chores hit self-esteem in doctors

What causes stress in the workplace? Too many things to do? Not necessarily, a seminal Swedish study shows. The important factor is if you consider your tasks purposeful and fair. In the study, more than 1500 physicians were surveyed twice. … Läs mer

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Overworked from Electronich Health Records (EHR)

American EHR Partners notes that Electronic Health/Medical Records (EHR/EMR) means much more work for physicians. In clinics that have implemented an EHR, doctors often spend considerable time working after-hours in the clinic, or at home in the evenings. This feedback … Läs mer

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