9 biggest technology-related challenges facing physician practices

Written by Anuja Vaidya | August 19, 2015 | Print  |

Here are nine of the most pressing problems with technology that physician practices face, according to the 2015 Technology Survey by Physician's Practice.

•    A drop in productivity due to EHRs — 15.5 percent
•    Lack of interoperability between EHRs — 14.2 percent
•    EHR adoption and implementation — 13.8 percent
•    Meeting meaningful use requirements — 13.3 percent
•    Costs to implement and use new technology — 12.8 percent
•    Keeping up with new technologies — 10.1 percent
•    Resistance to technology adoption by physicians or staff — 5 percent
•    Keeping up with HIPAA privacy regulations/security — 4.9 percent
•    Training staff — 4.9 percent

 

The survey includes responses from more than 1,100 medical practices.


 
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