An ophthalmology practice/clinic has unique needs. The physician is dealing with an ultra-sensitive part of the body, which requires total concentration. If the ophthalmologist has to worry about writing down observations, minutiae of patient’s personal health status, special focal points etc. it would be quite tedious, and the scope for error would increase.
An EMR ensures that no details are missed, especially during the first encounter. You can record patient’s individual and family history, symptoms, signs, examination, details, prescription, advice, operations performed, and investigations. All these details will be saved in your office’s server to ensure different people can access them simultaneously, if required. Thus, it would save on time and effort.
You can even note what the future line of action and treatment needs to be, ensuring that if the patient has to see another ophthalmologist in your facility or clinic for some reason, there are no hitches in treatment. Apart from generating authentic patient records, the EMR will enable you to check your schedule for the day, even when on the go.