Why are EHRs important for Tele-medicines?

Why are EHRs important for Tele-medicines?

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Friday, November 30, 2018

With the onset of online technologies in the medical industry, healthcare is seeing new possibilities knocking its door. From secure digital prescriptions to medical office software to advanced tele-medicines, the medical industry has come a long way in terms of technology revolution. Leveraging these modern developments, healthcare providers are making their services more accessible, affordable, and easy to use.

Besides assisting medical staff in staying organized and securing patient data more comprehensively, EHRs allow doctors to log in to their protected accounts on any computer and access patient information for remote appointments. These online patient portals have allowed doctors to treat patients remotely.

According to a recent study by Avizia, 28 percent of all physicians who use telehealth services rely upon EHR platforms for video consulting. Being able to access patient information on their portable devices, 40 percent doctors have recently reported that patient health improved significantly since the incorporation of EHRs in health care services. Apart from helping doctors, EHRs bridge the communication gap between doctors and patients and allow medical staff to check their inboxes through secure portals, thereby preventing them from being interrupted by random phone calls throughout the day.

With a single program providing access to all virtual patient care operations, doctors can provide safer and faster services. Undoubtedly, the quality of healthcare has improved. Besides, EHRs allow access to classified information, streamline treatment processes, taking healthcare delivery to the next level.With improved provider-patient relationships, it will not be long when the world sees instant treatments for several devastating ailments.

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