Computers in patient exam rooms have become commonplace in healthcare, but they may be perceived by both physicians and patients as a barrier to effective communication.
MLMIC supports exploring ways to reduce the barriers that computers in exam rooms may introduce into the physician patient relationship. Actively engaging patients in the process of incorporating their health concerns into the EHR may be beneficial to both the patient and the provider.
The Spring 2017 issue of Dateline is now available online. It provides a number of resources, including notes on the trend in summary judgments and recommendations for avoiding patient identification errors.