Optometric Management Tip # 442   -   Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Hardware That Makes EMR Easier

Implementation of an electronic medical record system is not for the faint of heart.  It can be stressful on doctors and staff members and it can slow down patient flow at first.  But take comfort in knowing that the good far outweighs the bad.  The proper hardware technology in your office can make life much easier.  Consider these devices:

Be creative as you analyze your work flow with EMR.  Ask yourself what would make the process more efficient and then look for ways to achieve that.  The odds are good that there is technology available to assist you.

Best wishes for continued success,

Neil B. Gailmard, OD, MBA, FAAO
Chief Optometric Editor, Optometric Management