Due to the difficult economic climate, many patients are having trouble paying for medications and prescriptions.
Due to the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act in 2009, medical facilities that can show that they are using EMR software in a meaningful way can receive big bonuses.
Due to the ongoing transitions in the medical industry to new technologies such as medical billing software and electronic medical records, government healthcare organizations are taking steps to meet the upcoming deadlines.
While many small facilities are putting off the switch to electronic medical records due to the magnitude of the project, these institutions have much to gain by implementing the software.
A new study suggests electronic medical records could increase the quality of care diabetes patients receive.
Even though some healthcare providers are just now making the switch to digital records, others are already seeing benefits.
While EMR software is a way to help doctors and small practitioners improve the efficiency of their work, inaccuracies created by users could make this new technology difficult in the initial stages.