NOV. 12-15, 2019
Physicians give EHR usability an 'F' Nov. 15, 2019
Physicians have a low opinion of EHR usability and say electronic health records systems are a cause of burnout. According to Becker's Hospital Review, in the American Medical Association (AMA) survey, participants rated their EHR usability with a grade of "F." The lower physicians rated usability, the higher the probability was that they also reported burnout symptoms.
Pa. ranks high in hospital safety Nov. 13, 2019
The Leapfrog Group, a national non-profit organization that collects and reports hospital performance data, has ranked Pennsylvania as the sixth safest state overall. According to the National Law Review, the Leapfrog grading system assesses hospitals on measures including problems with surgeries, incidents of falls, and quality of medical staff, among other safety issues.