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Leading Melbourne Hospital Follows in Digital Records Trend

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has partnered with the software company Epic to create one world-class electronic medical record (EMR), which will store information on all patient data in one secure location.

What does it mean:

For patients

A mobile and website application will give patients access to their own information and from any location. Through the portal, patients will be able to see and manage any upcoming appointments, test results, and medications that have been prescribed.

For general practitioners

With consent, will be able to access and amended patient information from anywhere,

The details

The Royal Melbourne’s Emergency Department will be the first to move to the new EMR on 30 June this year. All other areas at RMH, Peter Mac and the Women’s will start using the new EMR on 2 May 2020.

Further details on the company Epic can be found at www.epic.com

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