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

Doctors are cautiously adopting mobile technology

According to the 2012 National Physician Survey conducted by Sharecare*, a social health and wellness network, doctors’ use of mobile technology for electronic health records (EHRs) and e-prescribing is steadily increasing. The survey results show that physicians are starting to … Continue reading

Top 5 benefits of Electronic Health Records for small practices

A Blog from Chief Technology Officer Tom Wagner, healthcare IT at 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 EHR yields for … Continue reading