EHRs Call For Tech Etiquette In The Exam Room

Posted by: Alok Prasad

Just as a teenager zoned out on texting instead of listening can drive parents crazy, doctors who ignore tech etiquette in the exam room do so at their peril, according to an article at amednews.com. And no, it's not OK to respond to texts during a patient visit. 

The way a physician handles the disruption caused by consulting an EHR "can absolutely make or break the relationship between doctor and patient," said Larry Garber, MD, an internist and medical director of informatics at the Reliant Medical Group in Worcester, Mass.

Suffice it to say that the doctor's focus should be on the patient, not a PC or tablet. in fact, the article says, some medical school have gone so far as to make tech etiquette part of their curricula.

For EHR etiquette tips, read more here. 

To find out how you can improve communication and relations with your patients by implementing an EHR, schedule a free demo for your practice! 

Topics: EHR Software

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