On Thursday, Dec. 7th 2017, the FDA issued draft guidance explaining which clinical decision support (CDS) tools won’t be considered devices (and thus will NOT require FDA clearance). This draft guidance provides much-needed clarity for electronic health record (EHR) vendors.
Data blocking endangers patients and can prevent physicians from being able to comply with health information reporting requirements under MACRA.
Here’s a note from a hospital EHR. The nurse has typed into the record so it’s legible, but you can’t
Here is a note from a doctor I worked with for years who is one of the best clinicians I