EMR / EHR / PMIS

EMR / EHR / PMIS

Charge Passing From EHR to PMS

The notion of EHR systems passing charge records directly to practice management systems seems logically appealing. Many of the work steps of the EHR in recording an encounter are identical to the PM work steps involved in billing the encounter. As the EHR system performs its time-of-encounter operations, it may locate and select the desired single appointment record—or at least the patient record—out of a collection of appointments (e.g., for this date and time, for this provider, for this patient at hand).

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