Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of computer-based versus paper-based medical records. Do you prefer paper-based medical records or computer-based records? Explain. Make sure that in you discuss the pros and cons of each type of record, paper and electronic and not just the one you prefer. Remember to include which one you prefer and why.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:45 am ad1c9bdddf
One of the primary advantages of computer-based medical records, is the fact that these medical records can be retrieved from data files at a much faster rate than paper-based medical records. In addition, a much larger amount of computer-based medical records can be stored in a much smaller area, due to the fact that hundreds of medical records may be stored on a disk, which is a very small area in comparison to a group of file cabinets that would be needed to store the same amount of paper files. ...
The types of medical records are examined. The expert discusses the advantages and disadvantages of computer-based versus paper-based medical records.