Digital Empathy ~ Innovation by Irritation
Jordan L. Shlain MD
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Unfortunately our industry’s need to jump through the federal government’s flaming hoops has turned Healthcare IT into what it is. The requirement of measuring quality measure data minutiae has led to EHRs which require nurses and physicians to sit at a computer more than they sit at the bedside. In addition the focus has been placed on recording data, but not balanced by the extraction of that data in a clinically relevant way.