EHR use may bolster patient-physician relationship

06/13/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that doctors using verbal discussion and patient-centered body language to introduce EHRs may improve the physician-patient relationship and patient engagement. However, "future empirical studies are needed to explore the potential benefits of this expanded use of the EHR on quantitative measures of patient activation," researchers noted.

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