The Direct Correlation Between EHR Usability and Physician Burnout The Direct Correlation Between EHR Usability and Physician Burnout Healthcare professionals agree Electronic Health Record (EHR) usability improves their everyday workflow. However, a new study suggests certain features of EHR solutions add unnecessary stress and physician burnout. Clinicians spend approximately half of their time on administrative tasks, according to a study by JAMA Network Open. The culprit of these long clerical hours? EHR inboxes. ... Read more...

Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 2 Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 2 We are continuing our series on behavioral health terms you should know! As mentioned in our first blog, this is by no means a comprehensive list of terms. Our hope is that this list of terms, along with Part 1 of the blog series, will develop a more common vocabulary between consumers and providers in ... Read more...

Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 1 Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 1 In the world of mental and behavioral health services, there are many terms that get used. Sometimes there is confusion around those words and how they are used. While this list is by no means comprehensive, it covers some behavioral health terms that can be confusing to both consumers and providers. In addition, because there ... Read more...

Mental Health Awareness for more than a Month Mental Health Awareness for more than a Month May just came to a close, which means Mental Health Awareness Month is also ending. But that doesn’t mean the communication should stop. Or even slow down, for that matter. Mental Health Awareness month has been observed in May since 1949. It’s outreach has touched millions of people through media, local events and screenings. Mental ... Read more...

6 Ways to Optimize Your EHR 6 Ways to Optimize Your EHR Whether you are moving from paper, a hybrid system or an existing EHR, now is the time to think about how to optimize your EHR. It’s not an easy task. It has a lot of moving parts. But, putting this effort in before you search for an EHR vendor and implement a system is key ... Read more...

Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are an integral part of today’s healthcare system. Despite initial hesitation to switch to an EHR, an overwhelming majority of organizations that have made the change cannot imagine going back to paper. EHRs improve efficiency and increase reimbursements while improving patient care. As providers become more fluent with the technology, EHRs ... Read more...