EHRs are here to stay: Here’s how to ensure your clinical workforce makes the most of them

November 7, 2018

It’s no secret clinicians are frustrated with EHRs. However, digital patient records have contributed to numerous improvements in care and will remain a permanent fixture in healthcare for the foreseeable future. EHR adoption is “nearly universal” among acute-care hospitals, with 96 percent of facilities live on the technology as of 2015, according to an analysis by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at HHS. In 2016, the ONC found more than 95 percent of hospitals eligible for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs achieved meaningful use with certified health IT.

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At Wise Health System, we’re committed to leading the growth and development of health care services in our area and providing quality, specialized care for you and your family. In 2006, Wise Regional opened the doors to our new 176,000-square- foot hospital that features 99 private patient rooms in a spacious and welcoming environment. We apply a progressive philosophy in the delivery of health care and continue to expand services as well as purchase advanced equipment to provide our community with the latest in diagnostics, treatment and support.

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