7 top ways physicians use EHRs

Laura Dyrda -   Print  |

Here are the top ways physicians use EHRs according to the Medscape EHR Report 2016: Physicians Rate Top EHRs.

1. E-prescribing: 62 percent
2. Locate, review patient information more easily: 57 percent
3. Enable other physicians to access or add to patient record and lab results: 49 percent
4. Allow for drug/allergy checks: 49 percent
5. Incorporate clinical lab test results: 49 percent
6. Provide clinical summaries of visits to patients: 35 percent
7. Frequently cited helpful features include:


• Vaccination records
• Smart phrases
• Scheduling
• Readability, billing
• Remote access

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