Date Added: Aug 2009
The first step in revamping the healthcare system is getting rid of paper files and manual processes and moving toward full-blown EMRs. Digital accessibility to information is critical to providing continuity of care and top-quality patient services. Federal mandates for adoption are approaching, and significant financial incentives for timely adoption will help to ease the transition. Comprehensive information must be securely accessible in one place to those who need it, whenever they need it, and wherever they are.