Thanks to improved communication, greater transparency, better physician job satisfaction and a more patient-centered focus, more healthcare leaders and the physicians they employ approve of the integrated physician model , according to a survey conducted by the American College of Physician Executives.
Healthcare has reached the tipping point with more than half of eligible professionals and 80 percent of eligible hospitals having adopted EHRs. Now, the question is what needs to happen next for EHRs and their users to reach their full potential.
Providers are reporting less satisfaction with health information exchange solutions as provider demands have outpaced vendor delivery, according to a recently published report by KLAS, a Utah-based research firm. In its survey of 219 public and private providers, KLAS reported that overall satisfaction has dipped 8 percent.
Main Line Health (MLH), a Penn-based health system, and MinuteClinic, CVS’s retail healthcare division, have signed an agreement in which MLH’s network of more than 2,000 doctors will serve as collaborating physicians for MinuteClinic locations in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.