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Few EHRs score well on new AMA usability ratings
Modern Healthcare

Only three electronic health-record systems got perfect scores for usability—two made by Allscripts and one by McKesson Corp.—out of 20 products rated by the American Medical Association and a group of researchers.

The AMA teamed up with MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare to rate 20 commonly used EHRs by their adherence to user-centered design best practices.

The average score on the 15-point scale was 11.5 and the median was 12.5. The worst-performing product, from eClinical Works, got a 5.