EHR Software Revolutionizes Patient Care

Written by Channel 11 Houston on November 25th, 2013. Posted in Behavioral health electronic health records, Behavioral health software vendors, Electronic medical records benefits

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Health care is one of the hottest topics in the country. New laws are continuously being passed to try to make medical care accessible and affordable for everyone. One of the advances in health care has come in the form of electronic medical record keeping. Up until the last decade, doctors and medical professionals used folders and paper records to keep track of patient information. These files were stored using each facility’s own alpha-numeric system. Now, a large majority of hospitals and medical center use electronic health record programs to store patient information, and about half of the ones without it plan to implement it by next year.

An ehr system brings many benefits to medical facilities that paper medical records cannot. For example, about 50 percent of doctors can access a patient’s