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  1. 1. Electronic Medical Record. Does it make life easier?
  2. 2. What is EMR? <ul><li>EMR : is </li></ul>Electronic Medical Record
  3. 3. <ul><li>Electronic means </li></ul><ul><li>…. digital… </li></ul><ul><li>as soft copy … </li></ul><ul><li>you can see on computer screens </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Medical......related to health care </li></ul>
  5. 5. Record :
  6. 6. History of the EMR : <ul><li>1. Paper based </li></ul><ul><li>2. Simple computer based records (spreadsheets) </li></ul><ul><li>3. EMR (Management systems) </li></ul><ul><li>We need to add a video here </li></ul><ul><li>Diagram </li></ul>
  7. 7. Devices needed <ul><li>Hardware </li></ul>
  8. 8. Software needed <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advantages and capabilities <ul><li>Immediate access to patient medical information </li></ul><ul><li>Helps in result management </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to enter and store orders for prescriptions, tests and other services in a computer based system </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to store and takes up less space than paper records </li></ul><ul><li>Are efficient, secure, and readily accessible to the staff and patients. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows the patient to access their medial information easily and even from homes. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes scheduling systems that would greatly improve hospitals and clinics and provide more timely serviced patients. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Disadvantages <ul><li>It is easy to hack into </li></ul><ul><li>Using EMRs leads to technical difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Financial matters might arise while using EMRs </li></ul><ul><li>Users need to be trained to use EMR especially incase of changes in the system and work practices. </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube - Hospital Electronic Medical Records Go Bad.avi </li></ul>
  11. 11. Social and Ethical issues <ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Equality of access </li></ul><ul><li>People and machines </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity? </li></ul>