The Impact of an Electronic Health Record Transition on a Glaucoma Subspecialty Practice

Purpose: To assess the impact of an electronic health record (EHR) on patient experience, physician behavior, and clinic workflow in a glaucoma subspecialty clinic. Design: Case-control (before/after) study. Participants: One hundred thirty-one adult patients seeking treatment at a glaucoma subspecialty practice for a nonprocedural office visit who consented to direct observation and 273 patients whose progress through the clinic stations was timed. Methods: Three time points relative to the EHR transition were evaluated: a 2-week period before the transition, a 2-week period at 2 weeks after the transition, and a (Read more...)

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