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February 09, 2012

HIMSS12: Why my patients love my EHR system

By: Christopher H. Tashjian, MD, President, River Falls, Ellsworth and Spring Valley Medical Clinics

As a family physician in a small rural community, I’m not in the thick of the debates over health information technology. But I know something that policy-makers in Washington need to know – and consumers across the country, as well.

My patients love their electronic health records (EHRs)! They totally understand how EHRs are improving their care, making it safer and more effective. A year ago, they wouldn’t have known to ask if we were using an EHR system. But since our practice implemented them, they see the difference – and they want more.

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October 26, 2011

The journey to becoming a patient-centered medical home

By: Gregory Kiray, MD

At Indiana University Medical Group, we’re really proud to have eight sites that have achieved level 3 Medical Home certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. A Patient-Centered Medical Home is an approach to providing comprehensive primary care. It facilitates partnerships between individuals as patients and their personal providers while providing better access to health care and increasing satisfaction. A medical home is a sophisticated primary care practice where technology is utilized with services to enhance the doctor-patient relationship and bring additional teammates into the care of patients.... Read full story

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