The electronic medical record in the surgical setting.

  title={The electronic medical record in the surgical setting.},
  author={Jacqueline A Roeder},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={89 4},
          677-82, 685-6
The electronic medical record (EMR) has been used in Department of Veterans Affairs health care facilities since the mid 1980s. Health care reform is a top priority in the United States, and the adoption of a standardized EMR is a major component and cost-saving tool. From scheduling patients for surgical procedures to provider documentation and production of vital reports for the local facility and the National Veterans Health Administration office, the EMR is successful with less clinical… CONTINUE READING