The American Medical Association recently wrote about a report about how to make medical records better, useful and easier to work with. The consensus of the report was there is no public place to where information and user references can be found in one location. The idea of a centralized data base has been pondered as a partial solution. With enabling such a site, users would be able to offer their own experiences, the good and the bad with how electronic medical record systems are working for them. Continue reading: EHR Medical Records Systems Improve with Feedback From Clinical Users
EMRs allow for the creation of a central repository of information that leads to better coordination between departments and medical facilities. Through these systems physicians, staff, and other healthcare professionals get quick and easy access to critical patient information that helps them take timely and accurate treatment decisions.