WIt is relatively easy to type patient medical data into an EMR, EHR or medical practice software system, but how to retrieve it in a useful manner?
Report writers for EMRs need to be versatifle and flexible. They should have canned reports for information that everyone needs and a flexibility to run your own reports based on individual needs.
Almost all medical practice management software packages contain a reporting module. How well it works for you depends not only on the system, but on the needs of your practice or facility.
Some basic necessities for a good medical report writing module:
If you have separate PM and EMR packages, you need to be sure that your report writer from each system can pass data easily from one system to the other. Make sure such interfaces are available between the software you are planning to use.
For comparisons of different medical reporting and billing software products, download the free Medical Software Selection Kit.