River Falls, Ellsworth & Spring Valley Medical Clinics Implement Electronic Medical Record

This technology advancement brings many advantages and benefits to patient care: 1. Quality and Safety – The EMR includes built-in reminders for preventive services like mammograms and for managing chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. It also alerts providers to information about allergies and immediately notify if a drug will potentially interact with other prescriptions. 2. Convenience – A summary of your medical condition and medications is available to you for your reference or to take when you travel. 3.  Privacy and Security – Our Clinics set the highest patient-privacy standards. Security and privacy safeguards were a significant factor in our decision-making when selecting this new system. Access to record is restricted, and we electronically monitor that access to ensure that only the appropriate individuals access your record. 4.  Electronic Prescribing – Easy-to-read prescriptions can be electronically sent to your pharmacy. Additionally, the system allows the clinic to receive and respond to electronic refill requests from pharmacies. 5.  Environmentally Friendly – Less paper means less waste. Another important benefit of this system is that results are available electronically to caregivers throughout the system, thereby reducing the duplication of laboratory tests and x-rays. This saves you time and money. Patient care is our top priority. We sincerely appreciate your understanding and patienceduring this transition. We believe the most exciting time is yet to come. We will have a powerful new tool to help us enhanceour commitment to provide healthcare services that meet and exceed the needs of our patients in western...