Associates of Kentuckiana, PSC provides care for all aspects of the prevention and
treatment of kidney disease. In the summer of 2010, Nephrology
Associates of Kentuckiana began transitioning to electronic medical
records (EMR) as directed under the guidelines of the "Healthcare
Reform Act of 2009."
Associates of Kentuckiana's physicians and nurses use a state of the
art electronic medical records system (AllScripts) for documentation
of all patient encounters at our offices. This record-keeping system
enables a paperless environment and immediate access to the patients’
records from any of Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana's many
extensive use of documentation templates fosters high quality,
standardized patient care, of particular importance in patients with
chronic kidney disease. Written communication of crucial patient
information with referring physicians is achieved promptly and
effectively, and patient calls to the offices are handled without the
delays associated with finding and “pulling” paper charts.
offering patients access to their medical records through a secure
"portal" in the coming months.