The pros and cons of EHR systems
Many healthcare providers have shifted to electronic health records (EHRs). Compared to paper-based systems, EHR systems offer greater information recency and accessibility to patient records. Before switching to EHR systems, your practice must first understand the following. What are electronic health records? EHRs are digital official documents that pertain to a patient’s health. These documents […]
Are EHR systems better than paper-based systems?
Healthcare companies now realize that paper-based medical records have more drawbacks than advantages, and that it’s time to switch to electronic health records (EHRs). However, while EHR systems improve the provision of patient care, they are not without their drawbacks. Find out whether adopting EHRs is worth it. What are electronic health records? EHRs are […]
Is shifting from paper records to EHRs worth it?
Many healthcare organizations have digitized their processes, which include using electronic health records (EHRs). EHRs help improve the accuracy and accessibility of patient information. If you’re wondering whether transitioning from paper to digital records is worth it for your firm, here’s what you should consider. What are electronic health records? EHRs are digital official documents […]
EHRs: Are they worth it?
Digitization is significantly changing the way healthcare organizations deliver care and services to patients. In particular, the use of electronic health records (EHRs) is improving the accuracy and accessibility of patient information. Despite this, the adoption rate of EHRs is still low and meets resistance from many healthcare providers. Here’s what your practice should consider […]
Are EHRs better than paper medical records?
More and more healthcare organizations are realizing that there are more problems with paper-based medical records than there are benefits, and that it’s time to adopt electronic health records (EHRs). But while EHR systems offer better data management and security, they also come with certain inconveniences and inefficiencies. Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages […]
The benefits and drawbacks of EHRs
Numerous digital advancements enable healthcare organizations to address several key industry challenges, such as safeguarding medical records and providing better care management for patients. Electronic health records (EHRs), in particular, allow quick access to patient records, helping healthcare organizations diagnose patients more effectively, reduce medical errors, and provide safer care. However, with these valuable benefits […]
Are you HIPAA-compliant? 4 Things to look into
Medical records are extremely private and their exposure could lead to negative consequences such as social stigma and job discrimination. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects this information and grants patients the right to view their own health information so that they can enjoy more control over their care. Healthcare practices must […]
4 Facts about HIPAA and your IT
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations pertaining to IT have become much clearer over the course of the past few years, but there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily because of negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding of the […]
4 Important details about HIPAA compliance
Getting your practice up to code when it comes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations can seem challenging upon first glance, but knowing where your IT efforts must be focused is the first step. In this article, we’ll zero in on four of the most critical items you must look into to […]
Are EHRs useful?
The healthcare industry is embracing the use of electronic health records (EHRs). It advances a new type of data management system that aims to improve on traditional paper-based ways. But will it? What is an electronic health record? An electronic health record (EHR) is an individual’s official health document accessible via mobile devices such as […]