A report which is made to evaluate the information of the individual or a population about the health situation is called the electronic medical report. According to the report of the institute of the medicine which was published in 1997 The Computer-Based Patient Record: An Essential Technology for Health Care provides the following more extensive definition: “A patient record system is a type of clinical information system, which is dedicated to collecting, storing, manipulating, and making available clinical information important to the delivery of patient care. The central focus of such systems is clinical data and not financial or billing information. Such systems may be limited in their scope to a single area of clinical information or they may be comprehensive and cover virtually every facet of clinical information pertinent to patient care (e.g., computer-based patient record systems). The report is made in the written and digital way carrying all the information about the health sector which includes the number of people who suffer from any disease and how many are 100% healthy and about medicines.
How It Works?
Electronic medical records are the main thing in the computerized information system in health. It give out every information about the nature of disease like allergies the results of the lab tests which are helpful in reaching the maximum good cure and solution of it. It gives a immediate result of the situation the recovery and the past problems and through it the right decision are made on the right time the reports makes all the providers to participate in caring the patient and makes able to make and store the prescriptions orders ,medical tests and other information of this kind in a computerized system . It enhances the work in a much arranged manner. It provides the complete and easy way to make the medical field more secure by giving the accurate reports and other data which leads the accurate diagnosis better treatment and prevent from the adverse events like life expiry and crippling. It gives the complete information to the patient to know about their health condition and they can see it any time they want which creates awareness among the people to take precautionary measures to avoid from the slow increasing diseases like cancer. It creates credibility in the hospital and raises the quality of the treatment and relies of the patients on the hospital and the treatment they are getting. The accurate reports are helpful to analyze the health condition of any locality and the country. With the solid and organized records the help the organizations to access the state government and federal assistance to cater and impart their role even better.
Merits of Electronic Medical Report:
Electronic medical report has revolutionized the medical sector it serves in the ways like
- It improves the care quality as all the information about the patient is written in it like in which disease the patient is suffering which medicines he needs and which medical tests he should with.
- The chances of errors are very rare through it because everything is in written shape by the experts.
- It keeps the record maintain and authorized like the sufferer (the patient) and the medical specialists rely.
Demerits OF ELECTONIC MEDICAL REPORT:
Although the electronic report has changed our lives butt there are some dark aspects of it too as
- The most important thing is always time and the doctors and the experts take too much time to learn the procedure of it.
- There are chances of the errors in the statically data because of technical errors.