5 steps to transform EHRs into modern patient collaboration tools

Via Scoop.ithealthcare technology

With the rise of accountable care organizations (ACOs) and patient-centered medical homes (PCMH), the spotlight has been put on IT to help make a smoother transition to those new care models. And although the partnership between patient and EHR plays a critical role in their success, Shahid Shah, software analyst and author of the blog The Healthcare IT Guy, believes EHRs have a long way to go before they can take on the full responsibility of supporting these organizations.

 

“Today’s reality of patient management is ‘disjointed care,’ and most of the collaborators in a patient’s care team don’t know what each other is doing for the patient in real time,” he said.

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