TQ Teleconnection- September 2017
Hospitals to Benefit from Reduced Federal EHR Use Regulation
August 28, 2017 - The American Hospital Association (AHA) emphasized the need to reduce EHR-related burden on hospitals in two letters to federal entities this week, demonstrating the association’s dissatisfaction with the present state of regulations governing EHR use nationwide.
According to a 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report, over half of practitioners across specialties — including primary care — are suffering from physician burnout. Regulatory burden has persistently nagged physicians in recent years and put a damper on practicing medicine for many providers now vocal about the rising rates of physician burnout.
EHR Intelligence (8/28/17)