Advantages of Electronic Medical Records
One of the advantages of electronic medical records is seen in this actual screen shot at the time that the PHYSICIAN is done with the encounter. If you look closely, it shows that the encounter is "ready to send."
With an EMR, you should never perform services again and not get paid because it was left off of the billing. Your services will automatically be sent to the biller. The biller can double check or modify the encounter, but will have no "data entry" to do.
For advantages specific to E-Prescribing, click here.
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Here are some of the general advantages of EMR records.: