3 Reasons It May Be Time To Adopt Electronic Health Records

3 Reasons It May Be Time To Adopt Electronic Health Records

Head back in time and you’ll find that the future of technology may have been a little clearer than we imagined. A decade ago, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT was established to create a secure, nationwide interoperable network that allows authorized users to access medical records from anywhere in the US. Paired with a comprehensive overhaul to the health insurance industry, the idea was designed to control all aspects of health care services and make it easier to manage and maintain on both sides of the equation, patient and practice.

How Small Practices Benefit From Electronic Health Records

How Small Practices Benefit From Electronic Health Records

Is there such a thing as being too small to benefit from technology? If you run a small medical practice, at what size will you begin to reap the largest paybacks?

Study after study are showing the benefits of using electronic health records (EHRs) instead of its paper record predecessor are many:

It improves health practice efficiencies and can offer substantial cost savings
It improves coordination of patient care
It improves accuracy of diagnoses and potential outcomes
It provides patient access to participate in their own care

And its not just the large practices that will benefit.