Ophthalmology Business

JUL 2013

Ophthalmology Business is focused on business topics relevant to the entrepreneurial ophthalmologist. It offers editorial, opinion, and practical tips for physicians running an ophthalmic practice. It is a companion publication of EyeWorld.

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EHR conversion: by Larry R. Brooks, AIA H ave you ever felt like a data entry clerk with your new electronic health record (EHR) system? If so, your conversion may not have been as successful as you had wished. 14 As many of you are finding out, converting your practice to an EHR is not an easy task. It seems the focus is on the business of the EHR such as where data is entered within the record, coding, how the data is stored, what happens with power or computer failure, meaningful use, Ophthalmology Business • July 2013 etc. Less attention is paid to how and by whom the data is captured in the exam lane, how the doctor reviews data before the visit, or how many and where computers should be in the clinic. Not addressing these aspects results in many doctors losing face-

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