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  1. 1. ELECTRONICMEDICAL RECORDS<br />COMMUNICATION FOR HEALTH CARE<br />OF THE FUTURE<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS AN EMR?<br />Q An electronic medical record (EMR) is a computerized medical record created in an organization that delivers care, such as a hospital, clinic, or a doctor’s office. Electronic medical records tend to be a part of a local stand-alone health information system that allows storage, retrieval and modification of records.<br />
  3. 3. BENEFITS<br /><ul><li>Immediate access to patient’s key information
  4. 4. Replaces paper based medical records which:
  5. 5. Can be incomplete (Different parts in different places)
  6. 6. Hard to read
  7. 7. Hard to find
  8. 8. Requires less space
  9. 9. Offers support for education
  10. 10. Provides ability to respond quickly to reporting requirements
  11. 11. May enter and store orders which reduces duplication and improve</li></ul> the speed of execution<br />
  12. 12. FEATURES<br /><ul><li>Documentation tools for entire health care team
  13. 13. Ability to integrate data from multiple sources
  14. 14. Remote access
  15. 15. Patient portal to appropriate sections of EMR
  16. 16. Decision support such as reminders, prompts, and alerts
  17. 17. Links to educational information for health care team and patient</li></li></ul><li>POLICY & PROCEDURES<br /><ul><li>Develop standards for electronic authentication of EMR entries and electronic signatures
  18. 18. Procedures for accurate transmission of information
  19. 19. Policy for approved encryption to prevent unauthorized access
  20. 20. Well defined user roles and access levels including enforcement of strong login passwords</li></li></ul><li>CHALLENGES<br /><ul><li>Electronic technical issues
  21. 21. Server down time
  22. 22. Electricity interruptions
  23. 23. Adequately maintain confidentiality and HIPPA compliance
  24. 24. Incompatibility between systems
  25. 25. Provision of a back-up system
  26. 26. Durability</li></li></ul><li>IMPROVEMENTS<br /><ul><li>Less maintenance
  27. 27. More cost effective
  28. 28. Links to reference material
  29. 29. Increased ease of use
  30. 30. Improve compatibility between programs</li></li></ul><li>CONCLUSION<br />Our health system is changing rapidly. Tools must be considered to increase efficiency, productivity, and revenue. The transition from paper to Electronic Medical Records will be a substantial improvement.<br />

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