Creating a Successful EHR that Physicians Enjoy Using

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are often implicated as a major cause of physician burnout despite the promise that they would improve care and increase efficiencies.  Learn what the root causes are that lead to physician frustration and dissatisfaction with their EHR and gain an understanding of how you can work with your organization or vendor to improve the end user experience while improving the care that you provide.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the significant challenges with implementing an easy-to-use Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and list examples of some organizations that struggled with EHR implementation. 
  • Differentiate between limitations of the EHR, requirements of payers, auditors, and government regulators, and missteps that many organizations take in designing their system.
  • Advocate for why practicing clinicians need to be involved in IT decisions.
  • Maximize efficiency and the patient experience though EHR utilization by all members of the health care team.

Additional Information

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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This course is offered through Massachusetts Medical Society.

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