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In the context of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal to simplify evaluation and management (E/M) documentation guidelines by 2021, this Viewpoint reviews the problems with current implementation of review-of-systems history taking in electronic health records (EHRs), including information overload, lack of follow-up of findings, clinical irrelevance to some patients and visits, and dishonesty in documentation.
This Medical News story examines the debate over the value of checkups for healthy individuals.
This study assesses the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems of all symptoms discussed in an encounter between a patient and a clinician.
As health care costs continue to rise and health system and insurance entities undergo major changes, mistrust and tension has arisen between payers vs physicians and hospitals. This Viewpoint explains the reasons for these tensions, the perspectives of both sides, and proposed and existing solutions for transforming US health care.
This Viewpoint characterizes clinicians who are expert diagnosticians as well-calibrated and argues that development of diagnostic performance measures and feedback pathways could produce a better calibrated physician who would reduce patient harm from missed and delayed diagnoses, overdiagnosis, overtesting, and overtreatment.
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