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Doctors and Patients Should “Just Say No” to Paper

M Illegible handwriting PREP Do you know Less free time JUST SAY "NO" TO PAPER CHARTS M Rising costs the signs of paper use in your medical practice? PAPER RESISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM how much does paper cost? $116,375 only 1 in 3 doctors are e-prescribing today each year AZComp Technologies, April 2011 $2,400 Paper Chart Supplies 3.2 billion prescriptions $21,875 For Outbound Faxes are sent annually $2,500 Labor: Find Misplaced Charts 7,000 people die each year from bad handwriting $12,000 Transcriptions $41,600 Labor: Pulling & Refiling Charts $36,000 For Inbound Faxes $2,400 $21,875 $2,500 $12,000 $41,600 $36,000 life-saving access when bad things can happen to getting more you need it paper records hours per day .just wanted to let you know Practice Fusion saved a patient's life...had I not had her electronic info on PF and seen The US Surgeon General, Dr. Benjamin, lost medical records in her practice to floods (twice) and then a fire. Dr. McCallum says charting in real-time saves her two to three hours a day. that she had a history of a clotting disorder, I likely would have killed her. (3 hrs * 5 days) * S0 weeks It was not found anywhere else. extra hours 750 Digital Doctor, April 2011 per year Do you know someone still using paper charts? We can help:

Doctors and Patients Should “Just Say No” to Paper

shared by Practice Fusion on Jul 23
Many doctors are still using paper charts in their practice, despite advances in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) technology.


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