Electronic Health Records (EHR) In Improving Diabetes

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To evaluate the effectiveness of electronic health records (EHR) in improving diabetes. Siti Nur Atiqah Bte Anuar Introduction Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a systematic collection of electronic health information about an individual patient of population. With the use of EHR, information goes from a paper record to electronic format in the form of files, thus allowing easier and more effective management. The National Electronic Health Records (NEHR) is a data exchange system that stores the medical record of every person in Singapore who has seen a doctor in the public healthcare system since February 2011 (Ministry Of Health, 2014). EHR can improve the clinical quality, enhances patient safety and efficiency. EHR allows people in the healthcare sector to communicate and exchange data accurately, effectively, and consistently and use the information that has been exchanged. Diabetes is a medical condition in which the blood glucose levels remain persistently higher than normal. It is becoming more common in Singapore. This may be due in part to ageing population, unheal...
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