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As part of our commitment to deliver the most advanced care to our patients, Advocate Sherman Hospital has transitioned to Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) - way ahead of the curve. Congress has mandated that, by 2014, EMRs will be standard everywhere and that hospitals must move away from paper-based records. Today, we're proud to say we're one of the first hospitals in the area to complete this necessarytypes of health care delivery systems


Advocate Sherman Hospital's EMR system will be a key component in our ability to deliver even higher quality coordinated care through a safe, fast, efficient, confidential and secure digital system.

When a physician steps into a Advocate Sherman Hospital patient room, they will be able to access that individual's medical history, laboratory reports, surgical dictations, copies of correspondence, appointment schedules, X-rays, ultrasounds, CT and MRI scans, echocardiograms - all securely in an instant. And one of the best parts? A patient's EMR can only be accessed by authorized users who are readily identifiable.

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We're proud of all the hard work our staff has completed to make Electronic Medical Records a reality at Advocate Shermantypes of health care delivery systems