Benefits of Electronic Health Records for Nurses

Members of the Quest Diagnostics team frequently discuss the value of electronic health records (EHRs) among medical professionals/providers. Discussions are inclusive because we recognize that it’s not only physicians and patients who benefit from implementing an EHR. Registered nurses are … Continue reading

EHRs Contribution to the Reduction of Readmission Rates

Electronic health records (EHRs) have many benefits for physicians, including the ability for physicians to make referrals, view medical histories and order/view lab results. EHRs have also been praised for providing easy access to patient data, financial and legal information … Continue reading

Top 5 benefits of Electronic Health Records for small practices

A Blog from MedPlus Chief Technology Officer Tom Wagner, the healthcare IT subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics While electronic health records (EHRs) are beneficial to many different types of practices, today I’d like to focus on the specific benefits that an … Continue reading

For Olympic athletes, electronic health records are a powerful tool

As the world’s attention turns to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced recently that it’s streamlining the medical records of our country’s elite athletes. On that topic, what follows is a … Continue reading