A Team Approach to Documenting Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

Resource: Team Documentation

Clinicians often report that they are overwhelmed by documenting the care they provide. This online continuing medical education (CME) module explains how to implement a team-based approach to documentation. Team documentation allows multiple staff members to complete different parts of the electronic health record to distribute work more efficiently, supporting Key Driver 3: Optimize health information systems to extract data and support use of evidence in practice and Key Driver 4: Create and support high functioning teams to deliver high-quality evidence-based care.

Institution of origin: American Medical Association

Author(s): Sinsky, C

Copyright information: © 2017 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.

Acknowledgements: Developed in partnership with Society of General Internal Medicine.

Publication date: October 2014

Note: This module is accessible via Web site and as a downloadable PDF.

Page last reviewed November 2018
Page originally created October 2018
Internet Citation: A Team Approach to Documenting Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Content last reviewed November 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/evidencenow/tools/team-documentation.html
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