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Cracking the specialty EMR code with physician programmers

While EMR system adoption rates continue to soar among generalists in hospitals and health networks, adoption rates by surgical specialists continue to lag behind. Surgical specialty practices have higher patient volumes compared with their generalist counterparts, and require even greater EMR system customization to actually improve efficiency and patient outcomes. These specific needs of dermatologists, ophthalmologists, orthopedists, otolaryngologists and plastic surgeons pose a challenge to vendors to develop a functional product.

 

By: Michael Sherling, MD, MBA

By: Michael Sherling, MD, MBA on in News