How is it different from other EHRs? Firstly it is cloud based (pardon the technology jargon). In simple terms the technology makes sharing between your front desk, your home computer, your other clinics, your insurance provider, your lab and your chemist as easy as a walk in the cloud. But a local copy of the data is also stored in your device, so that you can access data even when internet connection is not available. System updates are seamless almost like your Google chrome that updates on its own. Secondly it is self learning. As you use it more and more, it will recognise your patterns and make suggestion according to your taste. Finally it is specifically designed for dermatology by dermatologists, so you can expect the system to be intelligent!
The system however is a bit too expensive for a cloud based system. Data security is an issue for cloud based EHRs. An intuitive advanced search function combining various factors (using boolean logic) to retrieve publication ready data is also lacking. Modules for mole mapping, fetching evidence based practice guidelines and drug interaction checker would have been useful too.
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Web-based Electronic Health Records and Practice Management For Dermatologists.
A Web based EHR specifically designed for dermatology practice. It supports automatic coding, E-prescriptions and electronic billing.
PeelScore rating: 4