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					                             BIO IT Coalition
                        5th Annual Conference
              Using Advanced Information Technologies to
              Develop Personalized Medicine/ Healthcare



               The Current Morass of
      Documenting Patient Office Visit Encounters:
                     A Solution

                              Jay Doniger
                                 CEO
                 American Medical Records Network, Inc.
                           jaydoniger@amrninc.com




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         Medical Encounter Information Exchange
                   The Current Morass




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 Medical Information Exchange - The Current Morass
          Existing Medical Record Systems




      • Paper
      • Software/Hardware
      • ASP/Internet




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 Medical Information Exchange - The Current Morass
          Inadequacies of Existing Systems


• High cost of preparing bills
• Loss of time and revenue because of rejected bills
• Difficulty in extracting critical information from extensive and/or
  complex records
• Medical errors due to illegible prescriptions, referrals, and test
  requests
• Delay in notification of abnormal test results
• Lost or misplaced records or information
• Lack of industry standards
• Limited or no remote access
• Separate medical record and practice management systems
• Too many people have access to private records (HIPAA)

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 Medical Information Exchange - The Current Morass
     Inadequacies Unique To Specific Systems


   Paper
     •   Minimal record security
     •   Large storage space required
   Software/Hardware
     •   High capital investment costs
     •   High maintenance costs
     •   Extensive learning curve due to complex and different user interfaces
     •   EMR systems not integrated with practice management and financial
         systems
   ASP/Internet
     •   Insecure and unreliable systems
     •   EMR systems not integrated with practice management and financial
         systems
     •   Extensive learning curve


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 Medical Information Exchange - The Current Morass
                      Summary



For years, doctors and hospitals have
 lagged behind other industries in joining
 the information-technology club. The
 health-care industry finally has little
 choice:
    “They must get wired!”
Paraphrased from the Wall Street Journal, June 2002


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         Medical Encounter Information Exchange
                      The Solution



New Systems Must Provide Physician Practices
 With:
   The ability to document data from patient
    encounters real-time into a database
   Connectivity to all other members of the
    healthcare system
   An Information Management system to run
    their business
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         Medical Encounter Information Exchange
                      The Solution




                     Discussion



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