Post the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), the demand for Electronic Health Records has notably increased amidst several physicians and hospitals. Some of this surge is attributed to the innumerable benefits of EHR as well as the incentive programmes that have been introduced to encourage the application of Electronic Health Records Nationwide. With its thorough software design the cloud based electronic health records has a promising future not only in America but also worldwide.
But with a spurt in the demand of EHRs, it often becomes confusing to choose the right one that will aid in delivering meaningful use, which will in turn result in optimum utilisation of the software. Thus to resolve this dilemma, the authorities have introduced the need for the organisations to adopt a certified EHR which will in the long run aid in attaining a holistic health care for the nation. Let us look into the qualities that are associated with a certified EHR.
To sum it up a certified Electronic Health Records provides assurance to the users and the patients that the software is technologically capable to efficiently achieve meaningful use objectives and preventive measures.