EMR/EHR

EMR vs EHR Systems [Video]

EMRs & EHRS in Modern Health Care In this week’s video blog, learn about the uses of Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Health Records in health care practices, along with the key differences between the two and the convenience and security benefits that each offer. Video Transcription   How...

The Cost Benefits of EHR Software

Since 2014, Electronic Health Records (EHR) has been required for all healthcare institutions by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed by President Obama. At first glance, this new regulation may seem like another annoying regulation added on to the endless list of other mandates, but this protocol can...

Medical Data Abstraction and Optimizing Your EHR System

Health Information Technology for Economical and Clinical Health, also known as HITECH, was passed into law in 2009 to promote the adoption of health information technology. As the world moves towards communicating via a digital landscape, the medical industry faces a mountain of challenges. Patient information needs to be...

The Importance of Choosing the Right EHR System

Healthcare practices and organizations tend to accumulate an extensive amount of paperwork over time. Numerous patients are seen on a daily basis, and multiple records are retained for one patient alone. When it comes to accounting for the hundreds upon thousands of documents that must be kept on file,...

Electronic Health Record (EHR) System Benefits

Keeping track of the massive amount of information coming through your medical practice on a daily basis can be quite the hassle—let alone handling all of the information for years to come. So, which method is best for your company? One of the records management options that a majority...

Electronic Medical Records Integration Video

Medical practices are under increasing pressure to scan their medical files and convert them to electronic medical records (EMRs), making paper files a thing of the past.  However, despite nearly $17 billion in economic stimulus money that is dedicated to medical records scanning, many small practices are still reluctant to make the change....

The Anatomy of a Health IT Ecosystem – An Infographic

The Anatomy of a Health IT Ecosystem By Tim Wayne, Writer Big data has revolutionized businesses in a wide range of ways across many industries. Businesses can understand customers, account for expenses, and calculate advertisement revenues better than ever before. But in the healthcare industry, big data is more...

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Documentation Principles

Once you have converted all of your medical records to an EHR, it is important to keep a standard policy for how the patient information will be documented. Everyone in the facility should follow the same documentation principles in order to eliminate any confusion. Not only is organization necessary...

Are You Getting the Most From Your EMR System?

  After converting to an EMR system there are some questions you should ask yourself to make sure you are getting the most out of the system. In order to benefit from the advantages of an EMR system, you need the system to run at its maximum potential.  Ask yourself...