Building an EHR system: Definition, Benefits, Problems, and Examples

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Are you spending more time finding patient information in a variety of disconnected systems than you are actually seeing your patients? In the end, does everything still boil down to a note nobody can ever read because it’s handwritten by a doctor? Oh, the dreaded paper medical records. They aren’t just difficult to read and analyze.

They also:

  • Require a lot of physical storage space
  • Don’t show the entire patient journey in one go
  • Are impossible to recover if lost
  • Can’t be in two places at once, so they aren’t always accessible to the staff who requires them
  • Have limited security
  • Are prone to errors
  • Are usually incomplete

Read more – How to create an ehr

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