Promoting Osteoporosis Best Practices: A New Electronic Medical Record Tool
Despite the high prevalence and devastating outcomes associated with osteoporotic fractures, they are not well investigated or treated. We developed an electronic Osteoporosis and Falls Assessment Form for integration within electronic medical records (EMR) with the aim to improve osteoporosis-related care in family practice. We examined usage and collected usability feedback from 37 physicians. A medical record review was used to assess tool usage over a 6-month period after which all participants completed a survey to assess their perceptions of the tool.