Irreversible electronization of all bureaucratic procedures and documents finally caught up and the medical field. Maybe in a couple years people will not understand the joke about the calligraphic handwriting of doctors, because electronic medical records are successfully replacing bulky paper book.
Many people around the world use different types of interactive maknig, is now to understand their types and purpose. Initially allocate exactly three types of electronic maknig: electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health record (EHR) and personal health record (PHR).
EMR – electronic document reported cases of medical care. This document contains data on inpatient or outpatient treatment, insurance claims, registration call the doctor at home, etc. that is, it is disposable electronic documents.
EHR is deployed medical information and data. The system will contain what is usually found in the paper version of the records – a list of complaints, prescription, treatment, outcome studies. Results management. EHR allows You to get data from laboratory reports from radiology, and even to analyze x-ray images electronically. The system of electronic maps EHR can alert You about the interaction of assigned drugs to point You to treatment guidelines evidence-based when You are considering treatment options. In addition, together with a map of EHR, the patient receives an electronic means of communication with the possibility of connection in cyberspace with other patients, medical practitioner, doctor, hospital staff and insurers.
Personal health record (PHR) is an electronic document filing complete information about the person and his state of health, national recognized standards of health care. Its main advantage is that such an electronic meniga is a fully managed patient. Using special online tools You can bring back data about the change in their state of health, to manage insurance accounts and even to calculate the cost of medication in each month.
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