Chapter 5. Interacting With Your EMR

  1. Arthur Gasch and
  2. Betty Gasch President CEO

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320329.ch5

Successfully Choosing Your EMR: 15 Crucial Decisions

Successfully Choosing Your EMR: 15 Crucial Decisions

How to Cite

Gasch, A. and Gasch, B. (2010) Interacting With Your EMR, in Successfully Choosing Your EMR: 15 Crucial Decisions, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320329.ch5

Author Information

  1. Medical Strategic Planning Inc., Lincroft, NJ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332148

Online ISBN: 9781444320329



  • interacting with your EMR;
  • request/allowing patients - to input data into EMR;
  • user interface options - for data input with EMR;
  • different people and different interface preferences;
  • patient data entry modes;
  • at home or in-office patient data entry;
  • enhancing patient interactions - using HIPAA-compliant Kiosks;
  • selecting staff EMR user interface(s);
  • primary EMR data input category by EMR developer


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • EMR Adventures

  • Different People, Different Interface Preferences

  • Selecting Staff EMR User Interface(s)

  • Structured Pick List Approaches

  • Handwriting Recognition Approaches

  • Dictation with Speech Recognition

  • Document Scanning Approaches

  • Multiple User Interaction Approaches

  • EMR Product Demonstrations

  • The Big Picture

  • Wrap Up