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Workarounds and test results follow-up in electronic health record–based primary care.

Menon S, Murphy DR, Singh H, et al. Workarounds and Test Results Follow-up in Electronic Health Record-Based Primary Care. Appl Clin Inform. 2016;7(2)(2):543-559. doi:10.4338/ACI-2015-10-RA-0135.

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August 3, 2016
Menon S, Murphy DR, Singh H, et al. Appl Clin Inform. 2016;7(2):543-559.

Implementation of the electronic health record has led to providers engaging in workarounds to circumvent system limitations. This survey found that nearly half of providers at Veterans Affairs medical centers use workarounds when managing test results in the electronic health record. The authors suggest that results management should be improved in future electronic health records and work systems to enhance efficiency and care coordination.

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Menon S, Murphy DR, Singh H, et al. Workarounds and Test Results Follow-up in Electronic Health Record-Based Primary Care. Appl Clin Inform. 2016;7(2)(2):543-559. doi:10.4338/ACI-2015-10-RA-0135.