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Times for Optimizing Patient Encounters While Tackling EHR Tasks

Provider Nurse Talking with Senior Patient

To manage electronic health records (EHR) without compromising patient encounters, physicians are advised to engage patients in the medical record documentation process, look at patients directly when sensitive or concerning issues are brought up, and to explain clearly why you are using the screen as you enter information. Doctors are further advised not to wait to enter information after the patient has left the office, as it adds more work hours to keep pace. Read more at the MPR article.