EHR Communication Training Crucial, Study Says

The use of EHR not only requires hands-on technical training, but also learning an entirely new set of skills for communicating with patients. These communication skills are not intuitive, according to recent studies, and need to be taught. A recent study of nursing students found that communication skills associated with EHR improved with hands-on EHR training. MedAffinity EHR for Education is uniquely suited to training future medical professionals, ensuring that they acquire the technical and communications skills necessary to provide quality patient care.

To learn more, go to http://journals.lww.com/cinjournal/Fulltext/2016/06000/Teaching_Electronic_Health_Record_Communication.4.aspx

Jennifer Skene