EHR Intelligence April 23, 2021
Christopher Jason

EHR telehealth integration is critical for enhanced EHR documentation, but other options could streamline the process.

Telehealth has become a widespread option for patient care. But with clinician burden — primarily due to excessive EHR use — quickly swelling, health IT experts are looking for ways to streamline EHR documentation.

When clinicians record patient information as provider notes in real-time during a patient encounter, EHR documentation helps clinicians share patient data among health providers.

However, the practice has its drawbacks.

“EHR documentation is probably the single greatest burnout issue for our clinicians,” BJ Moore, CIO and executive vice president of Providence, said in a previous interview with EHRIntelligence. “We’ve done everything, including hire scribes to help with that process. It’s...

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