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How does EHR reduce Operating Costs?

July 25, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Healthcare providers have two options when picking an electronic health record (EHR) system - the first one is to pick a client-server EHR, and the second one is to have an EHR system where the software is hosted by the vendor in the cloud. Well, both of these systems have numerous, insurmountable benefits over paper records. Cloud-based EHR systems are superior as they offer significantly more advantages to small practices over the client-server model. Healthcare professionals have found that Cloud EHR technology has the potential to reduce operational costs.

Factors affecting the adoption of EHR

July 24, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Enhancing the quality of life is one of the main goals of combining innovations into medicine. Medical technologies like minimally-invasive surgeries, more reliable monitoring systems, and more convenient scanning equipment are enabling patients to spend less time in healing and more time experiencing a healthy life.

How physicians are using EHR for COVID-19 treatment

July 23, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


The continuous spread of COVID-19 has given health care providers the ultimate stress test over the past months, but EHR use has helped them overcome many of the problems. From building field hospitals and installing EHR systems at no cost to lower hospital crowd, or placing together surge capacity support to help providers prepare for a large number of patients, EHR telehealth has been a blessing for care providers and patients.

What are the Regulations on EHR in India?

June 30, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


The Information Technology Act 2000, Data Privacy Rules and Regulations in India describes the tasks and duties clearly. These are very comparable to International Legislation, be it the Data Protection Law such as the GDPR in UK/EU or HIPPA in North America.

Social Benefits of EHR

June 18, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


EHR has numerous benefits for healthcare and care providers. But have you ever wondered how can EHR benefit socially? EHR has many social benefits, want to know more? Continue reading this blog.

What is HIPAA for Healthcare?

April 14, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


HIPAA is for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Declared in 1996 HIPAA is a federal rule that establishes a national standard to preserve medical records and other personal health data.

What is Meaningful Use of EHR?

April 13, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Our immune system is necessary for our endurance. Without an immune system, our bodies would be exposed to hit from bacteria, viruses, parasites, and more. It is our immune system that keeps us healthy as we float over a sea of pathogens.

Advantages of Integrating Electronic Lab Ordering with EHR

March 31, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


One of the notable difficulties faced by doctors today is giving managing Lab Orders electronically. Some doctors who have embraced Electronic Health Records (EHR) find that they do not have an automated lab ordering capability in their system.

EHR on Apple iOS

March 24, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


People on average visit a care provider about 300 times during their lives. That's a lot of blood pressure recordings, numerous diagnoses and medications, and a great deal of entries into a patient's medical record, and that's possible with dozens of separate doctors. So it's obvious, undeniable even, that patients would strive to keep every doctor up-to-date on their medicinal history.

How does EHR increase productivity?

March 12, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


It's calculated that medical failures cost at least 19.5 billion dollars a year. While this amount is distressing on its own, the sum in the financial costs of lost productivity and the amount rises to $1 trillion. While this figure describes the cost to the nation as a whole, if your practice is losing just a portion of this amount to wasted productivity, the costs can be destructive.

Why is EHR Interoperability Important

March 2, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


In healthcare IT, it's really difficult to think of any huge buzzword other than interoperability. Interoperability influences healthcare quality for both - patients and physicians. The major purpose of healthcare interoperability is to enable the flow of health data seamlessly between care-provider and other healthcare systems participating in the care delivery of the patient for better decision making.

Why EHR is Important

February 28, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


EHR software collects, records and maintains patient data. This can include common patient demographics information, medical history, diagnoses, medications, prescription, allergy list, documents and lab results. The goal of an EHR is to organize patient data, creating it simpler for healthcare staff to evaluate a patient's record before or while their visit.

Adoption of EHR in India

January 22, 2020 - by Swati Bansal, Webmedy team


This is true that with the digitalization and passing time, EHR has been like a booming trend in healthcare and gradually it has been adopted all around several hospitals and clinics across the country, India. The Indian Government is planning to digitize health records simply by cutting down the paperwork and avoid issues related to storing, collecting, recording and managing piles of healthcare data.

Advantages of EHR for rural health care organizations

January 20, 2020 - by Swati Bansal, Webmedy team


Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are like a blessing for the healthcare industry as well as patients and it has shown tremendous advantages for rural healthcare facilities along with critical access hospitals. Be it the United States or India, almost one-fifth of the population, as per the statistics, lives in a rural area.

Challenges in Adoption of EHR

January 2, 2020 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Advanced technology like Electronic Health Records (EHR) has changed the way healthcare professionals operate. Gone are the days when medical records were mostly paper-based.

A recent article of Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association highlighted that paper record-keeping was simple, accepted widely and very low cost of implementation, however, EHR can improve healthcare. Paper records block the healthcare services because of illegibility, high cost for storing files, and inconvenience to access files remotely.

Who owns patient's data?

December 17, 2019 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Gone are the days when doctors recorded their patient's data in different color-coded files and used to update them by hand.

Now nearly 85% universally physicians are using EHRs (Electronic Health Record). Furthermore, 90% of small, medium and large rural healthcare are using EHRs.

So one of the main questions arises is 'who owns the patient's data?'

Does your doctor own it? Health care? Or some third party?

What do you understand by Clinical Decision Support System?

December 10, 2019 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Have you ever wondered about how CDSS delivers patient's safety?

Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) is a type of software system that helps a physician in decision making by analyzing the patient's data.

CDS (Clinical Decision Support) is not only for physicians or nurses but also for staff, patients and other caregivers.

Benefits of patients access to their own EHR data

December 10, 2019 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Doesn't it look casually foolish that patients have to bounce through hoops to get access to their information?

Are you interested to know the benefits of patient access to health data?

Have a look!

How EHR impact a physician's productivity?

December 4, 2019 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Productivity can be described as a condition, capacity or state of being ready to create, achieve, increase or gather forth goods and services. Well, productivity is the main concern for implementing EHR. In a clinic, productivity means several patients seen during a defined period.

Providing quality patient care is a challenging and cumbersome work without an EHR system. If an unforeseen error appears in a patient's report, it will create an awful impression of your health center. Don't worry!!!.....a cloud-based EHR like Webmedy provides you the ability to maintain patient's records effectively.

How EMR usage can make a difference in medication non-adherence?

December 4, 2019 - by Parul Saini, Webmedy team


Medication non-adherence can be described as either patient intentionally or unintentionally failing to take medication as per prescriptions.

Top reasons why cloud based EHR platforms are gaining traction

November 27, 2019 - by Webmedy team


Security

More and more healthcare providers and practices have been increasingly adopting cloud EHR platforms these days. Do you wonder why? The reason is pretty simple that is the improved data security along with the enhanced efficacy and turnaround of IT operations. It has been seen that a large number of healthcare practices and providers are nowadays opting for cloud technology and solutions, which they were once supposedly anxious and fearful about.

Security controls needed for a secure EHR application

August 21, 2019 - by Webmedy team


Deterrent controls

These controls are intended to reduce attacks. These should include warnings and signs informing potential attackers that there will be adverse consequences for them if they proceed - such as legal action etc. These controls reduce security threats.

Difference between EHR and EMR

August 15, 2019 - by Webmedy team


An EMR (Electronic Medical Record) is a single practice's digital version of a patient's chart and is a narrower view of a patient's medical history, while an EHR is a more comprehensive report of the patient's overall and are designed to be shared with other providers, so authorized users may instantly access a patient's medical records.

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