Attention Health Care Providers: The Push-Pull Intensifies for Electronic Health Records

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department yesterday issued a more flexible 5-year plan to impel doctors and hospitals toward implementing electronic health records. That’s the push. The pull is that converting from paper to electronic record-keeping is expected to improve the delivery of medical care, result in greater patient safety, and reduce provider costs. […]

Time to Fall in Love with Forms Again

People find them annoying at best and indecipherable at worst. Organizations use them for everything but hate to invest in them. And no one is exactly sure where the development art ends and the implementation science begins. We’re talking, of course, about forms – paper forms, electronic forms, even the kind of wizardy-type things many […]