IBM Smarter Planet: Electronic Health Records for Evolving Healthcare

Published on 15-Jun-2010

Validated on 04 Jun 2013

Customer:
IBM Corporation

Industry:
Healthcare

Deployment country:
United States

Solution:
Smarter Planet

Smarter Planet:
Smarter Healthcare

Overview

As pencil and paper become inefficient means of capturing patient data, electronic medical records surface as a more integrated way to deliver healthcare. Patients, doctors, journalists and IBMers talk about the pivotal role of electronic medical records in creating a safer, smarter, more interconnected healthcare system.

Business need:
Researchers and developers are trying to create a new, smarter system to maintain medical records

Solution:
An electronic system should be developed as a more effiecient way to store and retrieve medical files rather than on paper.

Benefits:
This idea helps medical professionals in that it makes maintaining the records easier, faster, and more accurate.

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Patients, doctors, journalists and IBMers talk about the pivotal role of electronic medical records in creating a safer, smarter, more interconnected healthcare system.


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