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Empowering Patient-Centered Care With a Complete View of the Medical Record

White Paper Published By: EMC
EMC
Published:  Sep 03, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  6 pages

Even as the move to electronic health records (EHR) progresses in earnest, there are a myriad of challenges involving legacy data systems. Chief among these challenges is the cost of maintaining obsolete systems solely for the patient information they contain. When up to 70% of a typical IT budget is spent on maintaining the current IT infrastructure and application portfolio, organizations have little left to invest in much-needed innovation. According to a recent HealthLeaders Media Survey, many organizations are still adjusting after their migration to a new EHR system. Hospitals need to get a better grasp on all forms and sources of data that they haveóand the data they donít yet haveóso that the right information can be delivered to the right individual, and in the right context, at the point of care.