Quality is a vital component to healthcare, and effective use of Health IT can vastly improve quality and outcomes. However the effective use of Health IT depends on many things, including process and workflow change. EHRs can improve quality by making the information accessible and by providing reminders to clinicians for such things as proper medication use or ordering preventive screening tests. This video features subject matter experts who discuss tools and techniques to use EHRs to improve healthcare quality.
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