Electronic Medical Record

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1.0 Name of the system Electronic Medical Record (Clinic) 2.0 Summary Although the technology is kept on advancing from day to day, there are some clinics that are still using old method in handling their records. Piles of files in registry counter sometimes make the place looks messy and it takes a large space to store all the records of their patients. Sometimes, they cannot find a record due to misplace and the records might be lost. Each time they want to retrieve the records, they have to find based on the series number which sometimes the file is placed not according to the series number. This process will take more time than it should be. There are some clinics that are already implementing an electronic medical record and it gives positive impacts to their record management. Other than reduce time in retrieval the records of patients, the system also help to manage all the records efficiently. Besides that, by using this kind of system, the use of large space can be reduced. Same goes to the cost, the organization (clinic) can save more in terms of stationary and they do not have to hire many workers to manage their records. Electronic Medical Record (EMR) provides convenient access to the staff of the clinic. It also provides quick access to patients’ information each time staff wants to retrieve the data. Other than that, the system could help in solving record movement problems and at the same time improve the quality of the process. In terms of security, using the EMR is more secured compared to manual system as it can be restricted to certain user for example to medical officer and receptionist. The user needs to login into the system so that it can be easily monitored and identified who uses the system. As for the b... ... middle of paper ... ...This is necessary to help record a medical workers to work more effectively and efficiently for better service and also to improved results management and patient care with a reduction in errors within your medical practice. It also can improve their accuracy of diagnoses and health outcomes and improve care coordination through the efficiencies of practices. 7.0 Flowchart of the process Works Cited Ragavan, V. (2012, August 27). Medical Records Pals Malaysia : 17 Posibble Reasons How Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Might Support Day-to-Day Patient Care. Retrieved from Medical Records Pals Malaysia: http://mrpalsmy.wordpress.com/category/emr/ Systematic Conglomerate Sdn. Bhd. (2013, June). Malaysia Hospital Information System: MYHIS. Retrieved from Malaysia Hospital Information System: http://www.sc.net.my/v2/sc/downloads/myhis_pamplet.pdf
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