EMR standardsfacts and figures Although most of the Medical and healthcare companies maintain international standards for using electronic signatures when using EMR, knowing about them is imperative and it is important to know the national and international standards that are associated with them. And when it comes to American Bar Association, an electronic signature is "A signature authenticates writing by identifying the signer with the signed document”. And as the case it should be, when the signer makes changes to his sign, the writing is attributed to The signer and is recorded in the electronic equipment. EMR systems are flexible and the data in them can be read through variety of ways. Not the case that only a workstation is required for retrieving a patient’s records, also, it is also possible to various settings allow us to feed and take data based on the systems available and the healthcare settings. Also, new generation technologies allow EMR data accessible through mobile and other handwriting devices. There are few EMR systems that automatically monitor all the clinical cases by analyzing patient data. The EMR systems then predict the adverse cases that can happen using that data. The detections can be anything ranging from discharging the patient, transferring the patients, changing the pharmacy orders, radiology and other laboratory test results and all the other auxiliary data for noting down everything. There are many healthcare agencies around the world that do research on EMR systems, some research areas include: • • •
Finding out new ways to transfer EMR data Carving out ways to transfer one practice data to another Find out how the EMR systems can be integrated across the world
There are few standards available for use in the modern day when it comes to EMR systems. Few of them widely used are: • • • • •
XML HL7 ANSI X12 CEN CEN EHRcom (EN 13606)
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Although most of the Medical and healthcare companies maintain international standards for using electronic signatures when using EMR, knowi...