Health Information Technology
If you are aiming to increase patient health, the Health Information Technology infographic discusses Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and the ability to achieve Meaningful Use in order to obtain Medicare and Medicaid incentives. The infographic depicts that 85% of physicians were somewhat satisfied or very satisfied with the use of EHR systems. Moreover, 81% of physicians reported that EHR usage helped them access records remotely, 64% noted EHR alerted them to a potential medication error, while 62% said it alerted them to a critical lab value. The remainder of the infographic discusses EHR usage by office-based physicians and how it helps decrease hospital admission and ER visits, and has improved tobacco cessation intervention and asthma control.