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How EMR Saves Time and Cost
Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) can be immensely supportive when a patient
needs to consult different clinicians. A lot of time and money can be saved by
using properly prepared EMR, when more than one specialist needs to be
consulted. Electronic Medical Records software are found to be very effective
especially when it is required by patients to visit doctors at different places.
Traditional records involve files being shipped or documents being faxed. By
placing all records in an electronic medium, doctors get access to patient
information regardless of location, with negligible cost and the quickest possible
With new electronic devices getting popularity in the field of medical science, it is
only normal to seek measures that give benefit to patients as well as doctors.
EMRs, when compared with traditional records, offer quick access, great saving
in effort and time, and better medical service. Time has come for digitizing
patient records in such a way that people of all economic backgrounds can
obtain the best possible treatment with cost-effective service.
How EMR Saves Time
Storing & preparing routine data in forms is made fast, in a manner that
avoids re-entering data-avoiding prolonged time spent
The trouble of searching & seeking patient data is greatly reduced, as all
information is comfortably available in single accessible point
Creation of Templates for frequently needed forms helps filling and
updating process, thus saving considerable time
Secure storage and management of individual information along with
remote access and retrieval are facilitated
Reduced time spent on insurance claims and authorization formalities
Easier disaster recovery
Not only physicians, all paramedics and related professionals get to access
patient details smoothly, making a great saving on time
How Cost can be Reduced using EMR
EMR makes transfer of information from one place to other easy
Economic storage of patient records in secure manner
Preparing Invoice and Prescription made economical- as integrated system
offers efficient coordination with low cost.
Automation brings down errors substantially, enables carrying out
procedures in cost effective manner
Smooth and accurate communication facilitates clarity and increases
quality of service under controlled costs
Detrimental situations caused by drugs can be eliminated while presenting
allergy-free drug suggestions
How Patients get Benefits
By switching to EMR, individual information can be communicated
between different medical service providers.
Screening and monitoring each patient with unique data becomes possible
under reduced time, thus saving money spent
Prescription, follow-up consultations, and related health care suggestions
become possible with integrated service, reducing patients’ effort and
Electronic copies of individual records facilitates patients to choose and
change service providers without hassle
From entertainment to banking, most of the day-to-day activities of common man have
been digitized for convenience and cost saving. Electronic Medical Records have come
to bring about changes in the field of medicine.