Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Big Gaps in How Medical Schools Are Preparing Students To Use EHRs - iHealthBeat

Big Gaps in How Medical Schools Are Preparing Students To Use EHRs - iHealthBeat







Electronic health records are a key part of practicing medicine today.

However, there's no national standard for how medical students should be trained on EHRs.

Practicing medicine today means interacting not just with patients, but also with
computers. As of 2013, nearly 80% of office-based physicians were using electronic
health records. But medical schools have been slow to keep up with the trend.
There's no national standard yet for how med students should be trained on EHRs.
Some are using computer systems from day one of their education. While others
may be forced to sink or swim once they start to practice.

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