Optimizing Electronic Health Records Through Readability

by | Aug 1, 2023

Medical professionals engage in an enormous and ever-increasing amount of reading in Electronic Health Records (EHRs), which may have adverse impacts on patient care. Personalized readability formats (PRFs) may help to accelerate reading these records, without training, and without adversely affecting comprehension in this critical task. Using History of Present Illness (HPI) reports written by physicians, we investigated how personalized fonts impacted medical text reading speed and comprehension.



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