Electronic Health Records can help healthcare providers in the delivery and management of care to patients, including those with chronic conditions. The systems can also bolster decision making by providing clinicians with more comprehensive patient data, as well as help eliminate medical errors and reduce costs associated with unnecessary or redundant tests. Health care providers can access real-time clinical information, such as immediate access to test results, which allows them to initiate a
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Products: Horizon Ambulatory Care, Medisoft Clinical and others
The Basics: Horizon Ambulatory Care is a Web-based solution. Medisoft Clinical is designed for smaller doctors' offices and combines practice management features with an electronic health record (EHR).
Value To Doctors: McKesson said its solutions give doctors quick access to crucial information for treating patients. They let doctors prescribe medication electronically, and they check for conflicts with other drugs or allergies. They can offer doctors a choice of data entry methods and allow for better documentation of patient care.
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