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dcane,
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4/7/2014 | 10:03:27 PM
Re: Could Modernizing Medicine's approach be taken further?
We've heard repeatedly that one size fits all EMR systems don't work for specialists, who have very distinct needs that most enterprise EHR systems don't address. Employing practicing surgical specialists to develop our system is not an inexpensive venture, but it is a wise investment. But the fact of the matter is that very few physicians work in silos, and the need to share patient information to best serve the patient is a growing necessity. So, we realize the need to make it easy for physicians to quickly and accurately document patient care while ensuring the data is usable by other healthcare providers in an enterprise system.
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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4/4/2014 | 10:10:15 AM
Specialized EHRs for Specialists
Aside from the use of the iPad and the 3D anatomical model, one of the distinguishing characteristics of Modernizing Medicine's EMA is that it targets specialists, and specialists tend to prefer an EHR that is tailored to their needs over any enterprise system that is more generic.

I pulled a couple of clips from our archives to back this up.

Physicians Prefer 'Best Of Breed' Emergency Department EHRs - InformationWeek http://bit.ly/1luuPqC

EHRs Aren't Specialist-Friendly Enough - InformationWeek http://bit.ly/1lFFUaZ

CEO Cane points to a possible compromise, which is having EMA function as the specialist-friendly front end user interface grafted on to an enterprise system like Epic that organizes data at the hospiital / health system level. A somewhat similar hybrid approach for viewing rather than recording charts turned up in this story: UPMC Tablet App Speeds EHR Access.

Maybe instead of best of breed vs. enterprise EHR, the best answer is best of breed + enterprise EHR? The enterprise view is important, but so is the productivity of the physician.
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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4/3/2014 | 11:14:59 AM
Could Modernizing Medicine's approach be taken further?
Modernizing Medicine is probably wise to focus on specialists, rather than competing in a crowded market for general-purpose EHRs, but can you see this visual approach being applied more broadly?


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