Consider features, cost when selecting an EMR system

Make sure vendors have experience with urology practices and are HIPAAcompliantIn the new age of medicine, electronic medical records (EMR) systemswill transform the way you practice. Last month, I discussed the benefitsof EMR and its ability to facilitate many of the goals common to all practices-efficiency,correct coding, Medicare and HIPAA compliance, and improved outcomes. Inthis column, I will discuss how to select an EMR system, including productfeatures, vendor support, and cost.