Magazine article Corrections Forum

Correctional EMR System

Magazine article Corrections Forum

Correctional EMR System

Article excerpt

All correctional facilities are faced with budget cuts and rising costs. Healthcare expenses are one of the key areas that can be managed more efficiently with an EMR.

IMRAC has developed Emerald, a state-of-the-art EMR System specifically designed for the correctional market. With this relational database, a correctional healthcare professional can access data from a centralized location and maintain a longitudinal (lifelong) patient record. Emerald utilizes the Oracle database engine-one of the most powerful databases on the market.

Key Benefits:

* Transition to a Paperless System Recent studies have shown that up to 40% of correctional medical records are irretrievable. Housing medical records is cumbersome and costly, and records are not always accessible at point of care. Emerald provides transition to a paperless system, ultimately reducing risks to your facility.

* Full Multi-Level Security

Most correctional facilities cannot restrict access of inmate information. …

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