electronic health records

The Difference between EMRs and EHRs

We are coming across terms like EMRs and EHRs often due to the U.S. healthcare industry’s transition from manual record-keeping to digital record-keeping. All the hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and physician offices are moving towards electronic record-keeping with huge investments in the software and training pertaining to these records. Many people knowingly or unknowingly use […]

Know the Types of Electronic Health Records

Electronic health records (EHRs) provide real-time patient records and aid in providing higher-quality healthcare and ease the work of patients and healthcare providers alike. They are the better version of the patients’ paper charts that contain the medical and treatment histories of the patients. With the advent and enormous use of information technology in all […]

Does Your Facility Provide Quality Assurance?

Quality is the primary factor that holds the key to satisfied customers in any kind of industry and it is all the more important in healthcare services. Quality assurance processes help prevent mistakes and avoid problems while delivering services. In the healthcare industry, quality assurance relates to the maintenance of high-quality healthcare by regularly monitoring […]

Pass on the Benefit of Avoiding Tests to Patients with Accurate EHRs

Several healthcare providers have made the switch from paper-based health charts to digital records that are stored in the form of electronic health records. There are several benefits to a healthcare facility in implementing the EHR system which can be passed on to the patients as well if the system is appropriately employed. Let us […]

Implementing EHRs is Beneficial to the Facilities

A medical chart is a key component in the maintenance of systematic documentation of a patient’s medical history, diagnosis, treatment and care provided. It includes all the significant clinical data and medical history comprising of a patient’s demographics, vital signs, diagnoses, medications, treatment, various health issues, allergies, immunization dates, radiology images, laboratory reports, progress notes, […]

Role of a Healthcare Documentation Specialist in the Medical Industry

With the adoption of electronic health records, a significant transition is taking place in the healthcare industry where the physicians and the healthcare staff themselves are being made to record their services and procedures electronically with the help of technology. However, it should be remembered by all in the healthcare industry that mere deployment of […]

Ways EHRs Can Impact Clinical Judgment

Healthcare facilities can have access to real-time and patient-centered electronic health records (EHRs), thanks to the information technology that makes the patient information available to the authorized users instantly and securely. Although it is true that electronic health records have a tremendous impact on the workflow and quality of care provided, there are some complicated […]

Seamless Patient Care with Electronic Health Records

The digital versions of the paper charts are the electronic health records that make it possible to access the patient records instantaneously from anywhere and at any time. These records are stored safely and securely to make them available to the authorized persons who may be physicians, healthcare professionals or the patients themselves. Implementing appropriate […]

EHR Adoption and Things You Should Understand

According to some statistics, as of the year 2017, around 95% of hospitals have adopted electronic health records (EHRs) in their facilities. However, it is also seen that the facilities are not putting the EHR systems to full use. Yet, the facilities are using the data from electronic records for various purposes including – monitoring […]

Essential features ASCs must look for in EHRs

It has been observed that the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) across hospitals has reached more than 90% whereas the adoption of EHRs in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) is not even 10%. It is estimated that a less percentage of ASCs that are hospital owned or affiliated, use the hospital EHRs. The reason for […]

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