The patient check-in process is among the most deceptively important components of every clinic visit. This step in the patient care coordination process sets the tone and is the process that allows doctors to gain an understanding of why a patient is there before they ever walk into an examination room.
Do you struggle with patient data access in your EHR system? It's a common ailment: A 2018 Surescripts survey found half of physicians wished they had better insights available from their EHRs. Plus, 88 percent of respondents wanted to know if and where patients had received care elsewhere, but only 30 percent said they had an easy time finding this information.