The increased demand for digital and automative technology in medicine is driving a significant increase in demand for electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) products, according to our recent article in Digital Journal.
The technology behind EMR enables the storage of a huge range of data pertaining to the medical history of patients, delivering fast access of patient information to clinicians and ultimately promoting better clinical outcomes for patients. The prevalence of EMR uptake is especially pronounced in larger hospitals, with a slower uptake currently observed in smaller hospitals however it is felt that this lower uptake is related to the relatively smaller budgets that smaller hospitals have at their disposal.
Grace Century project partner The Quantum Group are a key player in the EMR market, with their PWeR (Personal Wellness Record) product experiencing healthy growth in the burgeoning US market. Scott Wolf, CEO and Director of Research for Grace Century, commented ?That?s why we are in a project (and we think the next leader) in this space!?