I would like to do a topic called Electronic Medical Record (EMR). In this I want to discuss about selecting right EMR with right features and functionality. I mean the EMR that works well with one medical practice may not necessarily work with the other practices. Another point I want to discuss is benefits and challenges of carrying out EMR. I mean the role of EMR in decreasing the operating costs and improving the over all efficiencies of the medical practice (Organization).
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I would like to do a topic called Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

"do a topic called" is perfectly intelligible but doesn't sound quite right to me.

"write a report about" would be a good alternative if that's what you're doing, but I'm not sure...

In this I want to discuss about selecting the selection of the right EMR with the right features and functionality. I mean the EMR that works well with one medical practice may not necessarily work with the other practices others. Another point Other points I want to discuss is are the benefits and challenges of carrying out using EMR; I mean that is, the role of EMR in decreasing the operating costs and improving the over all overall efficiencies of the medical practice (Organization).

I'm assuming that for people working in this field, and familiar with the jargon, it's OK to say "the right EMR", "the role of EMR" etc., rather than having to say "the right EMR system", "the role of EMR systems" etc.
Mr Wordy,
Thank you very much for your help and time. Now this looks good.
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Hi,

should
"the right features and functionality"
be
"the right features and functionalities"?
I am a beginner too, and trying to learn from others mistakes Emotion: wink
if the answer is no, could you please let me know why? many thanks!
Matt
I believe functionality is the right word in this case. If you ask me why, I don't know the explanation.
bmatt
should

"the right features and functionality"

be

"the right features and functionalities"?

No, because "functionality" already refers collectively to all the functions of the EMR system, so pluralising it is redundant. (The way the sentence is worded -- the selection of the right EMR with the right features and functionality -- means that when we get to "functionality", we're only talking about one EMR.)

"Functionalities" is possible if you're referring to the respective sets of functions of two or more different systems: "The products are similar in price but have different functionalities." But "functionalities" is to me a pretty ugly word, and I might try to rephrase the sentence.

(Incidentally, to some people the word "functionality" is itself an aberration. But it's very well established now and I don't have a problem with it personally.)

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Thanks again Mr Wordy. I have learned some thing new from you.
Nice job on that explanation Mr. Wordy. I don't think I've said "Welcome to English Forums" to you yet, so a belated greeting to you!
Thanks GG.
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