Compared to five years ago, more physicians are reporting being dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their electronic health record (EHR) system.
The questions on the impact of EHR systems on practice found that:
- 42 percent thought their EHR system’s ability to improve efficiency was difficult or very difficult.
- 72 percent thought their EHR system’s ability to decrease workload was difficult or very difficult.
- 54 percent found their EHR system increased their total operating costs.
- 43 percent said they had yet to overcome the productivity challenges related to their EHR system.