Electronic Medical Records.

May 13th, 2015
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As the medical facilities are improving in US hospitals, medical institutions are consulting more and more medical professionals to create a database to store all medical records of their patients on an electronic resource.

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Electronic Medical RecordsAdvantages and Disadvantages of EMRAs the medical facilities are improving in US hospitals, medical institutions are consulting more and more medical professionals to create a database to store all medical records of their patients on an electronic resource. Electronic medical record system has enormous benefits to use but the decision also carry some disadvantages associated with it. Electronic medical records provide precise and complete information about the medical state of a patient. The information stored in electronic ways has very small chances of being lost or crashed. This makes the system reliable and information is easy to retrieve from the resource using keywords to find specific patients on the database [HealthIT.gov (2014)]. The installment of EMR system is really expansive and time consuming as the hospital has to buy all expensive equipment needed to transfer their written data to electronic form. The patient charts must be translated into electronic form which takes quite a lot of time and hard work. The Medical staff who is not aware of the technicalities involved in operating the electronic system must be trained and pr

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