advantages of electronic health records Leave a Comment / IoT / By Franchezka Revereza EHRs and the ability to exchange health information electronically can help you provide higher quality and safer care for patients while creating tangible enhancements for your organization. EHRs help providers better manage care for patients and provide better health care by: 1. Providing accurate, up-to-date, and complete information about patients at the point of care2. Enabling quick access to patient records for more coordinated, efficient care3. Securely sharing electronic information with patients and other clinicians4. Helping providers more effectively diagnose patients, reduce medical errors, and provide safer care5. Improving patient and provider interaction and communication, as well as health care convenience6. Enabling safer, more reliable prescribing7. Helping promote legible, complete documentation and accurate, streamlined coding and billing8. Enhancing privacy and security of patient data9. Helping providers improve productivity and work-life balance10. Enabling providers to improve efficiency and meet their business goals11. Reducing costs through decreased paperwork, improved safety, reduced duplication of testing, and improved health.