Top Reasons to Get an EMR or EHR

Posted on August 6, 2009 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

1. Quickly locate a chart, never look for a chart
2. Access to chart from multiple locations by multiple users
3. Legible Charts
4. EMR Data: chart it, graph it, flag it and organize it

Oh wait, none of those are financial are they? Try these potential EMR financial benefits.

1. Transcription cost savings
2. Space Savings
3. Eliminate Staff
4. Paper Chart Costs
5. Improved Charge Capture

Oh wait, why not just hope you get $44k in stimulus money? That might work.

See the full list of EMR Benefits.