Medical scribe costs can be offset in one year & 3 other notes from EHR studies

Here are key insights from four current studies on EHRs.

Jackie Drees –
Monday, October 12th, 2020

1. Medical scribe expenses can be balanced out in one year, UChicago Medicine study discovers: Medical scribes can help physicians treat more patients and arrange more return check outs, which can offset the preliminary expenses of utilizing a scribe in about a year or less, according to University of Chicago researchers..

2. EHR scientific decision assistance tools help health systems minimize costs, research study discovers: Health systems may experience monetary gains by executing clinical decision assistance tools in their EHR systems, according to a recent research study published in the United States National Library of Medicine.

3. U of Washington tests model to data technique to protect client personal privacy in predictive analytics: Seattle-based University of Washington researchers used the “model to information” method, which permits machine-learning research study on private biomedical data, to develop predictive analytics models without having direct access to patient EHRs.

4. Insufficient, duplicated EHR issue lists linked to disease severity: research study: Patient demographics and intensity of their illness are 2 aspects that appear to affect incompleteness and duplication of issue lists in EHRs, according to a recent study released in the Journal of Informatics in Health and Biomedicine.

More articles on EHRs: Apple launches Health Records app at 5 health systems in Canada, UKHow VUMC is preparing to satisfy compliance with HHS interoperability rules8 recent EHR agreements, go-lives.

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