Modernizing Medicine’s Director of User Experience, Andrew Schall, Named Vice Chair of the Clinician Experience Workgroup of the EHR Association (EHRA)

Jun 24, 2019 | ,

Andrew Schall to assist the EHRA to further promote clinician experience and usability best practices in EHR technology

Boca Raton, Fla. — June 24, 2019 — Modernizing Medicine® is proud to announce that its director of user experience, Andrew Schall, has been selected as the vice chair of the EHR Association’s (EHRA) Clinician Experience Workgroup. As part of the workgroup, Andrew will help develop and implement the Association’s strategic plans to tackle some of the healthcare industry’s most important issues, such as exploring how to reduce clinician documentation burnout and improving electronic health record (EHR) systems’ overall usability and interoperability.

“Physician burnout as a result of documentation burden is one of the greatest challenges facing the healthcare industry today and unfortunately many place blame on EHR systems,” says Andrew Schall. “I am looking forward to working with the EHRA Clinician Experience Workgroup on our continuing efforts to promote collaborative, innovative initiatives to improve the workflows and efficiencies of practicing physicians using EHR systems.”

The EHRA is a renowned trade association bringing together experts and thought leaders from companies across the healthcare industry to collaborate on issues that impact physician practices and hospitals across the United States. Representing some of the industry’s leading EHR developers, the association focuses on promoting collaborative efforts to accelerate health IT adoption, advance interoperability, and improve the quality and efficiency of care using technology.

“EHRA is thrilled to have Andrew step into this important leadership role. His expertise in user experience design and research makes him uniquely suited and his contributions have already been valuable,” says Barbara Hobbs, EHRA’s membership committee chair. “We’re grateful to Andrew for volunteering his with the Clinician Experience Workgroup as we work to identify and promote usability best practices. The physician user experience is so important, and we look forward to continuing to work together to promote innovation.”

For more information about the EHRA, please visit the website at www.ehra.org.

About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine® and its affiliated companies empower physicians with suites of mobile, specialty-specific solutions that transform how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized to increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Built for value-based healthcare, Modernizing Medicine’s data-driven, touch- and cloud-based products and services are programmed by a team that includes practicing physicians to meet the unique needs of dermatology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, plastic surgery and urology practices, as well as ambulatory surgery centers. For more information, please visit www.modmed.com. Connect with Modernizing Medicine on our Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About the EHR Association
Established in 2004, the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association is comprised of more than 30 companies that supply the vast majority of EHRs to physicians’ practices and hospitals across the United States. The EHR Association operates on the premise that the rapid, widespread adoption of EHRs will help improve the quality of patient care as well as the productivity and sustainability of the healthcare system as a key enabler of healthcare transformation. The EHR Association and its members are committed to supporting safe healthcare delivery, fostering continued innovation, and operating with high integrity in the market for our users and their patients and families.

For more information, contact: 
Modernizing Medicine
Lesley Weisenbacher
412-726-5122
lesley.weisenbacher@modmed.com
www.modmed.com

Matter for Modernizing Medicine
Jessica Wolter
978-518-4536
modmed@matternow.com
www.matternow.com

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