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 5- to 6-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.

Submission Details:

  • Cite any sources in APA format.
  • Name your report SU_PHE3070_W2_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
  • Submit your report to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.