Doctors and patients are now in overwhelming agreement that EMRs improve clinical outcomes.
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The use of EMR is now standard across hospitals and primary care practices.
The main functions are central management of patient records, including consultation notes, prescription medication and test results.
Current EMR systems do bring challenges, most notably of speed, lack of integration between primary and secondary care and lack of advanced functionalities.
There is a need for improved service levels from EMR providers and an improved IT infrastructure.
There is a need to educate patients on how to access EMRs and what information to access, to underpin the core benefits.
EMR for tomorrow will be an integrated EMR connecting primary and secondary care.
Accenture believes that the majority of complex EMR implementations will benefit from the targeted use of a systems integrator. Further, we believe that the focused use of a systems integrator can reduce risk, save money and lead to earlier recognition of value.DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC [PDF]
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In this short video, hear from Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., managing director for Accenture's Global Healthcare Industry, about the implications for EMR in understanding public health and medical research, and their role in the evolution of big data.
What should provider organizations be thinking about when strategizing about EMR selection and implementation?
In this short video, hear from Kip Webb M.D., M.P.H., managing director of Accenture’s Global Clinical Services, about choosing an EMR that has the functionality to meet providers’ needs for delivering not just the healthcare of today but the healthcare of tomorrow.