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Doctors average 16 minutes on the computer for every patient

(Reuters Health) – For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records, a U.S. study finds. Researchers examined approximately 100 million patient encounters with about 155,000 physicians from 417 health systems. They collected data on every keystroke, mouse click and second of time spent on various tasks in electronic health… Read More »

Mum’s terrifying eight minutes

Daniella Galla didn’t get to hear that reassuring first cry or hold her newborn baby in her arms. Her pregnancy had gone smoothly and there was nothing to indicate anything could go wrong. In fact, Joseph Cooper came out a healthy 3629 grams. But something did go wrong and doctors quickly realised little Joey didn’t… Read More »