The Benefits Of Electronic Health Records (EHR)

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The Benefits of EHR Benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Retrieved from https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/benefits-electronic-health-records-ehrs This article covers the different benefits of the electronic health record. The different benefits include improved care coordination, improved patient care and it increases patient participation. This article shows a few different case studies and patient diagnoses and outcomes associated with them. It explores the cost saving benefits and the efficiencies associated with the use of electronic health records. I enjoyed this article because of the way laid out the benefits in a way that was easy to understand and helpful. Concerns and Benefits of the Public with the Adoption…show more content…
Former President Bush’s administration was promoting the use of electronic health records because of the assumption of them being useful tools to reduce costs and promote quality care. This journal entry questions if the promotion of electronic health records is appropriate given the current state of electronic health records in the marketplace. I enjoyed reading this journal because I was unaware of our Former Presidents stance on electronic health records. The information available in this article was interesting and information about the use and growth of electronic health…show more content…
MD. (2013). Electronic Health Records: The good, the Bad and the Ugly. Retrieved from http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/electronic-health-records-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly.html This article lists the good and the bad involved with the use of electronic health records. For some of the good they explore preventative health, improved data accessibility, and computerized physician order entry. A few of the bad that they explore are the cost of set-up and maintenance, productivity, and delays in documentation. I liked this article because of the differences it explores and the broad about of information it covered. The usefulness of this article in gaining knowledge of the differences was very helpful. Occupy Theory. (2014). Advantages and Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records. Retrieved from
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