Medical Emr

Written by Anthony Tedesco
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Every medical patient generates a prodigious amount of paperwork. Everything from diagnosis and treatment to payments is covered in their records, and these files can become quite large, quite fast. Electronic medical records are dramatically reducing the spatial demands placed on doctors' offices and hospitals by all but eliminating the need for actual "paperwork."

Today's Electronic Medical Records

It's possible for any medical practice to have their entire archive be contained on a single hard drive, instead of throughout the office on shelves, in boxes, or in drawers. When a single doctor can see thousands of patients, the idea of that many records for a staff member to sort through is enough to make even the heartiest filers woozy. The alternative is using EMRs, which can be easily accessed like any other database and contain all of the information related to a single patient in one easy-to-read file.

EMRs are created using software specially developed for medical practices like Medisoft or SpringCharts. With these products, you can keep an accurate account of every patient and procedure undertaken in the office. Best of all, you don't have to store all of this information in cumbersome filing systems that can rapidly eat up the available space in your office.

EMR programs are very inexpensive and can save you thousands of dollars in square footage in the long run. You'll still need written paperwork for a patient, but the size of the files will be exponentially smaller thanks to the software. You can even receive training for the programs, making it possible to use them to their fullest potential in no time.

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