EHR and Knowledge Management

EHR systems in all sizes of health systems, hospitals, clinics, and practices store a significant amount of data referred to as “patient generated data”. The quality and amount of data in the EHRs is dependent on many different healthcare stakeholders. Health professionals are given the task of analyzing the information entered and translating it into knowledge to provide the best quality of care. Using the Online Library or the Internet, research on EHR.


Based on your research and understanding, answer the following questions:

  • Identify and describe the stakeholders involved in collecting and the stakeholders involved in contributing to data collection in the EHR system.
  • Examine how EHR systems reduce cost and increase quality of care?
  • Discuss and explain how EHR systems components may contribute to Surveillance Systems and knowledge management of certain health conditions?

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