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How Effective Is Your Medical Documentation?

Medical record-keeping is all about documentation! Our paper-based health records demand quality, and should therefore be more legible and complete. In India, medical records are still primarily paper-based. Each one is a detailed account of a patient’s health history, which includes current illness, clinical findings, and treatment, among other information…. 

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Need for digitization of health records in private practice

Today, doctors everywhere are trying to adopt newer technology to improve their clinical practices. Doctors want to improve communication between patients, hospitals, and their referral doctors. Some are utilizing scheduling and appointment software for online appointments, and some offer a dedicated helpline or SMS reminders for patients. Mobile apps and… 

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Personal health records make medicine more patient-centered

One of the easiest ways to make medicine more patient-centered is to routinely ensure that patients have access to the information in their own medical records, including their medical history, laboratory results, diagnoses, and treatment plans. Going a step further, patients also can be encouraged to add to the record—including… 

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Why doctors like to dislike electronic health records

Doctors like to dislike electronic health records (EHRs). Over the years, many surveys have tried to pinpoint the physicians who are more likely to be satisfied by their EHRs.  “In medicine, patient data are the source of all decisions. Electronic health records make data retrieval easier, and thus the quality… 

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