While doctors and the managers of small medical facilities are likely already preparing for a transition to electronic medical records software, these individuals may need to ensure that their existing computers are able to handle the new technology.
With the integration of electronic medical records, tablet computers and medical billing software into the workplace all happening at the same time, today’s doctors have a lot on their plates.
When Hurricane Irene made its way up the east coast, IT managers in local facilities had the chance to put their existing disaster recovery initiatives to the test.
Most safety doctors and physicians need to use administrative codes and their own recordkeeping to catalog information on patients.
Doctors who have already made the switch to electronic medical records often report problems when using the software during patient interaction on a standard desktop computer.