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Electronic Health Records

Informatics 1/22


on 23 January 2013

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Transcript of Electronic Health Records

IMPACT 0 + - = 9 8 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 c NURSING NOTES -hard to condense necessary info on Nursing notes
-vocabulary was not widely accepted and/or understood PROVIDE:
1. A common format - to condense info
2. A common language
3. Mass accessability - for patients and health care providers ISSUES + the risk of health data being shared or linked with out patients consent
+ Exposure of health records because of theft
+incorrect treatment because of incorrect data
- because of a data entry error
- or because patients don't properly report or attempt to conceal sensitive information
1. safety
2. patient flow
3. decrease in duplicate tests
4. faster patient inquiries
5. patient access to health records
6. patients have ability to order prescriptions
6. better communication between hospital and staff USAGE +Over 2,000 hospitals and 41,000 doctors now use the EHR system VIDEO Electronic Health Records (EHRs) ARE TREATMENT AND JUSTICE COMPROMISED?? NURSING NOTES VS. EHRs EHRs WHAT ARE EHRs?? "A longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting."

-An electronic record of a patient’s health spanning from birth to death.

-Includes information regarding the patient’s health such as:
*patient demographics
*progress notes
*medical history
*vital signs TREATMENT:
+proper treatment may be risked because of improper information in the system JUSTICE:
+Justice is compromised to those who lack the socioeconomic status or age to access EHRs because the system is so costly *The hassle of printed records are no longer and issue
*More technological advances because of the use of EHRs
- Bracelets are not put on patients that can be scanned to check their medications, etc.
*Increase in patient care because there is less time spent on paperwork
*Implementation of checklists and alerts THE END. How many doctors across the U.S. use EHRs?

A. 230
B. 300,000
C. 41,000 EHR have provided all of the following advances in health care, EXCEPT:

A. Patient access to their own charts and the ability to order their own prescriptions

B. The implementation on checklists and alerts

C. The ability to save money

D. The improved communication between hospital and staff TRUE or FALSE:

Justice may be compromised to those who lack socioeconomic status to have the access to EHRs. Silow-Carroll, S., Edwards, J. N., & Rodin, D. (n.d.). Using electronic health records to improve quality and efficiency: The experiences of leading hospitals. The CommonWealthFund. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Issue%20Brief/2012/Jul/1608_SilowCarroll_using_EHRs_improve_quality.pdfImproved diagnostics & patient outcomes. (n.d.). Retrieved from HealthIT.gov website: http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/improved-diagnostics-patient-outcomes WORK CITED
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