EHR - A Life Saver (Tim)
Tim is 42 years old. Tim has a history of heart problems. Given his medical history, he regularly checks his EHR to make sure his latest lab results, medication list, treatment plan, etc. are current and accurate. One day, Tim suddenly had severe chest pain, difficulty breathing, and collapsed. He was rushed to the emergency room.
The doctors checked Tim's EHR and quickly assessed his medical history and latest treatment details. Since Tim kept his EHR up to date and accurate, the doctors were able to treat him immediately and save his life.
Tim's effort in keeping his EHR data up to date, saved him during this life threatening situation.