Franklin Healthcare EMR Technologies EMR Consultant

 

Definitions of EHR / EMR

 

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

EMR is a computer-based record containing a patient’s healthcare information. This technology meets the provider’s needs for real-time data access and evaluation in medical care. The motivation for healthcare practices to implement EMR derives from the need for more efficient practice management, more effective patient care, speedier communication among providers, and the management of health plans.


Electronic Health Records (EHR)

EHR is the global integration of a patient’s multiple EMRs including medical diagnosis, medications, laboratory work, x-rays, EKGs, etc. provided multiple providers and health care institutions.

 

Implementing EMR Software is a complex investment that has created a demand for Healthcare IT professionals and accounts for a growing segment of the healthcare workforce.