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Emr

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Emr

  1. 1. ELECTRONIC<br />MEDICAL <br />RECORD<br />MARY ROWE<br />
  2. 2. EMR is a computerized system of maintaining patient data.<br /><ul><li>Improves the efficiency of care
  3. 3. Increases productivity of staff
  4. 4. Improves communication
  5. 5. Cost effective</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Lab values
  6. 6. Order history
  7. 7. Images and written reports
  8. 8. Care trends and activity
  9. 9. Medications
  10. 10. Past and present visits
  11. 11. Retrieved from home or office</li></ul>Features<br />
  12. 12. HIPAA <br />Maintain patient confidentiality<br /><ul><li>Past, present and future records
  13. 13. Department to department
  14. 14. Necessary access only
  15. 15. Audit trails guarantee safety </li></li></ul><li>Improvements and Challenges<br /><ul><li>Breaches in confidentiality
  16. 16. Storage of data</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>EMR increases communication
  17. 17. Efficiency in which information is retrieved is increased
  18. 18. Optimal patient outcomes achieved
  19. 19. Policy and procedures need to protect patient</li></ul>Conclusion<br />

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