What is EMR and Benefits of using EMR

What is EMR – Electronic Medical Record ?

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software is used in every hospital, clinic or practice to keep track of patients and their information. It makes storing and access to information easier for doctors. Instead of wasting time, pouring through paper files in storage lockers, you can get all the information you need at just the click of a mouse. EMR software has been optimized for various specialities, including ophthalmology.

Some amazing features of WYNK EMR software are Free-Text Writing and machine integration. Free-Text Writing is a feature where doctors can leave comments regarding observations and procedures on images. The comments will be saved and can be referenced by various doctors for the same case as well as in other cases. With machine integration, doctors can capture readings directly from the machines and save it in the application.

This is possible by interfacing machines with the software through connectors. This helps to minimize errors and save time. However, the interface must be done as per the specifics of each machine. Our EMR software also has provision to view in Dicom format, which means scan reports, images can be uploaded directly with high quality, making it easier for doctors and patients to view images and scans picture perfect.

Benefits of Using EMR ?

EMR will help doctors to get a holistic view of the overall health of a patient for better diagnosis and facilitates appropriate treatment. By storing records digitally, one can track patient details across various practices, share information across various specialties, get responses from experts during the time of emergencies.

EMR enhances productivity and efficiency with fewer forms to be filled so that doctors can spend more time with patients thereby raising the patient confidence level by making him understand the nature of the treatment they are going to receive.

EMR system can be configured to send periodic reminders and alerts both to doctors as well as to patients about annual check-ups and regular screenings that they need to undergo periodically.

EMR as an integrated patient tracking system can support various stakeholders to track treatment offered so far, diagnosis made on various occasions, periodic tests conducted with its results, expenses incurred at any given point in time and support eligible insurance claims.

Continuous data collection of these attributes certainly will help address health issues in a preventive manner.

On one hand, digital records can help the doctor take a calculative decision and on the other, it cut administrative costs, the physical storage of transcripts, the exchange of medical information across various departments like clinics, labs, pharmacies, and insurance claims can be done seamlessly.

By maintaining a record in digital format, one can avoid potential threats and errors bound to occur using freestyle writing.

By automating medical records, results can be forwarded via secure messaging or available for viewing via the portal.

EMR can also improve the workflow of your daily functioning by getting physician approvals and signatures digitally.

Quality MIS reports are the backbone for healthcare, this can be achieved by implementing EMR’s Doctor’s dashboard.

EMR adoption is undoubtedly a source of patient satisfaction that will lead to improved savings, exchange of vital information electronically that will decrease medical malpractices.

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