A new trend in healthcare is prioritizing quality, value-based care that focuses on patient outcomes and providing a good experience, also called humanized care, and those do not focus on the number of appointments. And the electronic medical record, in addition to being used across the globe, is one of the tools for quality humanized care.
Talking a little about the electronic health record, its use has more than doubled since 2008, and in 2019, in the United States alone, its use already dominated in 89.9% of clinics and medical offices. In Brazil, this year, 2022, this percentage is at 91% for private clinics and offices and about 74% for public health units, and in general, it can be considered that 88% of health establishments in Brazil, use some sort of electronic system to save information about the patient, according to a 2021 study by TIC Saúde.
Initially, leaders in healthcare positions predicted that the electronic medical record would spread and become a useful and in some cases even vital tool for care, Ninsaúde Apolo software helps you not only to provide quality service, but it also helps you in a simple way to serve your patients anywhere in the world with integrated telemedicine.
Before we continue, we need to know: do you already use safe medical software to perform your care? We invite you to get to know Ninsaúde Apolo, an online software that can be used on a tablet, smartphone or in the traditional way, on computers. Learn more on our website apolo.app.
Here are the four advantages that Ninsaúde Apolo offers:
1- Complete and accurate access to patient information
It is possible to list some qualities that electronic medical records should bring to users, such as safety, agility, effectiveness, efficiency, balance, and patient-oriented. One of the basic reasons that electronic medical records facilitate quality care is that they allow you to gather all patient information in one place, in a complete and agile way. This ensures that the healthcare professional has all the data at their disposal to provide good care and make decisions based on the patient's reality in a safe way.
An electronic medical record allows remote access to patient information, alerts about possible medication errors and allergies, helps monitor patient laboratory results, and of course, facilitates communication. Not to mention that in emergency cases, where the patient is not conscious, basic questions about the patient will be answered and ready to be consulted in the electronic medical record anywhere. Ninsaúde Apolo also has warnings about possible drug interactions and allergies that the patient has, reducing the risk that the patient will be given a drug that is dangerous for him.
2- Helps to improve patient treatment outcomes
Getting the patient to have the best possible results is the main objective and for that, it is necessary to conduct humanized care, based on ethical values and quality, by facilitating access to patient information, the doctor can diagnose diseases and chronic conditions more quickly.
The Ninsaúde Apolo, in its evolution screen, has a history where the doctor just scrolls the page to access the information on other patient cares, in a fluid way, this tool helps to monitor the development that the patient is having over time, as well as help with the preparation of the patient's treatment plan, with monitoring of their progress. In addition to having a long treatment report:
3 - Facilitates preventive care
One of the biggest focuses of humanized care is based on quality and is focused on preventive services and actions, such as immunizations and exams. With electronic medical records, it is possible to place warnings and notes about when the patient should have their check-ups and preventives. By facilitating preventive care, the electronic medical record also helps to reduce the medical costs of patients, since it can avoid hospitalization in hospitals, more complex exams, etc. in some situations.
4- Improves communication between the medical team
When humanized care is based on quality and values, it needs to be well coordinated. Medical care cannot be seen as something isolated; primary care, specialties, and emergencies should, and are, integrated.
Electronic medical records such as Ninsaúde Apolo, allow the entire team, from receptionists, nurses, and doctors, to be connected and with all the information about the patient in their hands.
With the easy and agile sharing of patient information, it becomes simpler to organize and coordinate patient care and ensure the best possible care. It can also prevent redundancies in patient treatment, prevent duplicate exams and treatments, and other unnecessary costs to the patient.
With Ninsaúde Apolo it is possible to send electronic prescriptions, as well as send the signed patient's chart to any other place in the world, this ensures the collaboration of professionals from different locations in the same case.
Improve humanized care in your clinic
Ninsaúde Apolo is a cloud electronic medical record system, a solution with several tools, which offers doctors and health professionals the means to provide the best possible care to their patients in a humanized and organized way. For example, with Ninsaúde Apolo it is possible to create numerous anamnesis forms, customized for each doctor, text templates that speed up care, and document templates that standardize and also make it easier for the patient to buy medication or follow medical instructions.
The form templates also help by presenting specific questions that can generate graphs and tables about the patient's development, thus clearly alerting discrepancies that may exist in the evolution, making the medical record more efficient. Checking the patient's history is also much more practical in Ninsaúde Apolo, as healthcare professionals can quickly scroll through years of medical records if needed.
Ninsaúde Apolo also follows the Brazilian LGPD standards, as well as the HIPAA - American Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which guarantees that humanized care follows all legislation regarding patient safety and personal information.