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What Are Electronic Medical records: EMR primer

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A Primer of Electronic Medical records and Electronic Health records

A Primer of Electronic Medical records and Electronic Health records


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  • 1. Introduction to EMRs
    What are EMRs?
    An Electronic Medical Record is usually a computerized legal medical record created in an organization that delivers care, such as a hospital and doctor‘s clinic.
    What are EHRs?
    The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting
    • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) – contains information from a single organization
    • 2. Electronic Health Record (EHR) – records that span organizations
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  • 3. The Present and Future of EMR
    Today’s EMR
    client server based
    proprietary
    non-interoperable
    no connectivity to patients
    monolithic
    Electronic medical record systems lie at the center of any computerized health information system. Without them other modern technologies such as decision support systems cannot be effectively integrated into routine clinical workflow.
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  • 9. Why Do We Need EMRs?
    EMR Goals Driving System Requirements
    Increased clinical and operations efficiency/productivity
    Increased revenue
    Improved patient care
    Reduced opportunity for error
    Improved access to information
    Reduced administration & clinical costs
    Competitive advantage
    Other?
    • Features & Functions
    • 10. Technology
    • 11. Integration & Interfaces
  • Who Will Use Them? Stakeholders
    Core Evaluation/Selection Team
    Physician Champion
    Nursing Representative
    Office Manager
    Medical Records Lead
    Medical Assistant
    Billing Office Representative
    Additional Sources of Input
    Other Clinicians
    Ancillary Area Representatives
    Hospital IT
    Network/Technical Analyst
  • 12. Pharmacy
    Laboratory
    Radiology
    Specialists
    Medical Reference
    Hospital
    Practice Management
    What Services Do You Connect?
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  • 13. How Can You Use Them?
    Devices
    Personal Computer (PC)
    Laptops
    Pen tablets
    PDAs
    Printers
    Scanners
    Input Methods
    Handwriting Recognition
    Voice Recognition
    Typing
    Point and Click
    Network/Connectivity
    Cabling
    Wireless
    Web-based
  • 14. How Soon Can You Use Them?
    Internally Hosted EMRs: Require a lot of groundwork and larger upfront costs.
    6-12 months, depending on:
    Organization size
    Number of interfaces
    Complexity of documentation tools
    Complexity of EMR
    Number of modules
    Web based EMRs: Ready to use cloud based EMRs available on monthly / annual charges
    Healthcare institutions can select the services they require, thus allowing them to design their own workflow.
    Charges are generally on number of users / size of the organization
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    info@digmed.in
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