Patients have come to expect a digital, not paper-laden, experience in modern healthcare. As the world becomes apt in online access of nearly anything, your practice needs to know a few things about the demand for a digital healthcare experience.
Although health care has made it onto the political scene in recent years, the majority of Americans remain dissatisfied with how health care functions in the US. According to the New York Times, long approval times are a driving force in dissatisfaction in US health care. To help keep your practice out of this problem, you need to know a few things about how electronic patient registration and use of electronic patient forms can reduce these wait times.
Many practices have made the switch from paper to electronic health records (EHRs). Yet, the applications and benefits of an EHR for dental practices often go unnoticed. In fact, the use of electronic dental patient history forms, dental health history forms, and other dental forms and records can be a determining factor in how well a dental practice does, especially in an increasingly digital world. Take a look at three considerations for EHRs in the dental setting.
In the health care environment, protecting personal health information (PHI) is crucial. Although the integration of electronic health records can help with PHI collection, obtaining and recording patient information can still be cumbersome and time-consuming. As a result, there are a number of issues that usually occur.