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EHR Relief in Sight? HHS Issues Draft Strategy to Reduce Health IT Burdens – HealthLeaders Media

Opportunity for public commentary is open through January 28. The regulatory and administrative demands electronic health records (EHRs) place on clinicians are about to get a do-over. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a draft strategy designed to help reduce the burden caused by the use of health information technology,… Read More »

How to reduce burnout in emergency medicine

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. As rewarding as working in emergency medicine can be, it also comes with some significant potential downsides. According to some recent studies, stress and burnout rates in the emergency room are some of the worst in the medical field. But don’t let that dampen your enthusiasm. Managing… Read More »

Geisinger surgical redesign seeks to reduce opioid use

On the heels of a successful pilot test last year, Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania is implementing an enterprise-wide surgical redesign program to decrease the use of opioids. In June 2017, Geisinger launched a pilot test called ProvenRecovery, a surgical redesign initiative to expedite healing, improve pain management and reduce opioid use. During the pilot, Geisinger… Read More »