Electronic Medical Record Speech
Melissa J Bishop
March 24, 2013
Mary Ann Witt
Hello, thank you for taking the time to listen to me tell you about Electronic Medical Records today. My name is Melissa. After my speech you should be able to identify what Electronic Medical Records are and what major benefits and features they have. I will also talk about the importance of Practice Management and how software can be very useful in assisting office personnel.
Electronic Medical Records, also known as EMRs, “are computerized records of one physician's encounters with a patient over time.” (Anderson, 2011 p. 32). Many health facilities are switching from paper medical records to Electronic Medical Records because it is easier to store, organize, access, and enter in health information. Although Electronic Medical Records may take time getting used to, there are many benefits to using El...