BC Advantage: Evaluation and Management Services and the Electronic Health Record
Everywhere we look in health care electronic health records are an issue. AAPC Chapter Association (AAPCCA) member Amy Bishard, BA, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, RCC authored a recent piece on the subject for BC Advantage.
“There are many benefits of an EHR, particularly the ability to use a template to assist with documentation,” she wrote. “Templates allow the provider to customize common information that occurs during patient visits. This standardization of documentation helps ensure that components of the history and exam are captured. The ultimate goal of an EHR is to increase efficiency and accuracy in patient documentation.”
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