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Medical Charting System

What is a medical charting system?

Medical charting systems are software platforms that enable healthcare providers to update patient health information within an electronic medical record. Medical charting systems keep track of long-term medical history and clinical data. These systems may also support supplementary notetaking, such as progress notes and consultation notes.  

Why are medical charting systems important to healthcare?

Medical charting systems are important to healthcare because they securely store comprehensive, relevant patient data that providers can easily access and use to make optimal and informed care decisions. Thus, medical charting systems support more efficient facility operations and better care outcomes.