Top Reasons to Get an EMR or EHR

1. Quickly locate a chart, never look for a chart
2. Access to chart from multiple locations by multiple users
3. Legible Charts
4. EMR Data: chart it, graph it, flag it and organize it

Oh wait, none of those are financial are they? Try these potential EMR financial benefits.

1. Transcription cost savings
2. Space Savings
3. Eliminate Staff
4. Paper Chart Costs
5. Improved Charge Capture

Oh wait, why not just hope you get $44k in stimulus money? That might work.

See the full list of EMR Benefits.

About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.


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