Axia College of University of Phoenix
Computerizing Medical Data
July 18, 2010
Electronic Medical Record Speech
Hi, my name is Stephanie Heydon, and I am from the company, Sunrise Systems and Solutions. I want to start by thanking all of you for giving me the time to talk about electronic medical records. I will discuss the importance of practice management and how electronic medical records are essential in the medical office. I know the product offered by Sunrise Systems and Solutions is currently one of the best products on the market. The software available for electronic medical records has features that will speed up the process of searching for medical records and will save your company money. I will let you know the advantages of using this software and how easy this software is to use for your office.
An electronic medical record, also referred to as an EMR, is a system that stores all the physician reports, surgical procedures, and any clinical information that is performed on a patient. An EMR is intended to keep track of a patient’s health and medical history in an electronic format making it easier for doctors to access, but also keeps the records secure.
The major benefits of an EMR are that office personnel will have access to a patient’s health information immediately. Retrieving a patient’s health information right away is very important in an emergency situation. Instead of office personnel looking for the patients file and sorting through several files, the office personnel can obtain the necessary information quickly if the records are stored electronically. Using EMRs will also allow the physicians to order medications, tests, or any other services needed, which can be implemented by the office staff. EMRs will also provide access to medical research, thereby helping doctors make medical decisions now and in the future. The EMR system can...