EHR Systems

As with Surveillance Systems, it is critical to understand the various systems used in healthcare to collect data in a clinical setting. It is also critical to understand the various standards, which allow the sharing of information about a patient to provide quality care.

Tasks:

Based on your reading, create a five-page document in Microsoft Word, which includes the answers to the following questions:

  • Describe and explain the basic components and benefits of an EHR System.
  • Describe and defend your opinion on the current status of hospitals meeting the requirements of MU today and in the future?
  • Examine and discuss briefly the HIE and the need for standards.

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