EMR 101 for Newbies

Wed, Mar 17, 2010

HIT Help Desk

Feel like you’re babe in the woods when it comes to EMR? Here’s a quick-start guide for small providers.

Thinking about scrapping your paper documentation and plugging into electronic patient records? You’ve got a lot of things to consider. Our Rehab Report editor talked to the experts about EMR questions that PTs, OTs and SLPs should ask before they buy EMR systems, and a lot of the advice we got applies to other small providers as well.

Integrating new electronic medical record (EMR) or documentation software is a critical step into the future, experts contend — yet it’s not a walk in the park. Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to upgrade your current system, get the straight-up facts of what to expect and how to survive the process.

Get Started on the Right Foot

The minute you decide to move forward with an EMR system, take time to…

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