EHRs Are Making Healthcare More Affordable
The implementation of electronic health records or EHRs in top healthcare facilities is leading to a lot of benefits for both patients and healthcare providers. According to studies complied by the MHA online department of Ohio University, among the most prominent benefits of the use of EHRs is the lower overhead costs of digital recordkeeping compared to older systems.
Since hospitals and medical institutions no longer have to maintain documents and store them for an extended period of time, the costs associated with these tasks can be eliminated completely.
As a result, healthcare services can be made more affordable. At the same time, EHRs are making healthcare more reliable and accurate because doctors and physicians can now access a patient’s complete medical records, even when that patient is from a completely different state.
You can learn more about the subject from Implementing Electronic Health Records, an infographic by onlinemasters.ohio.edu.