Westside Ob-Gyn Transitions to Electronic Record-keeping

Westside Ob-Gyn Transitions to Electronic Record-keeping

BURLINGTON, NC-(May 23, 2012)-For the past few months, Westside Ob-Gyn has been working hard to improve record-keeping for our patients by transitioning all our offices to Electronic Health Records (EHRs). This change will enable Westside doctors and staff to integrate medical information from hospitals, outpatient facilities, and laboratories in a way that is not possible in the paper format.

EHRs improve the accuracy and clarity of medical records, reduce duplication and treatment delays, and make health information available to patients, keeping them better informed and better equipped to make crucial health decisions. By streamlining information, EHRs cut down on communication errors between health providers, improving patient care.

During EHR implementation Westside patients might experience delays in appointment scheduling, seeing a doctor, or getting answers to billing questions. Patients might be asked to update information, including insurance coverage and medical health history. These delays are temporary. Westside doctors and staff appreciate your patience throughout the implementation and learning process and welcome constructive feedback on your experience as we continuously work to improve the patient experience.

About Westside Ob-Gyn and Westside Women’s Center

Westside Ob-Gyn and Westside Women’s Center provide women’s health care services for Alamance County residents. With three locations from Mebane to Burlington to Elon, we provide the entire spectrum of women’s care, including obstetrics, gynecology and, at our Elon location, primary care. To find out more about Westside’s wide range of care, visit www.westsideobgyn.com or www.westsidewomenscenter.com.

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