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  • Electronic Health Records

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    Electronic Health Records Today Electronic health records is medical information recorded on computers, the data consists of a variety of data, medical history, medication, allergies, diagnoses, immunizations, labs, radiology, vital signs, billing information, and personal statistics weight and age. The EHR is designed to help with medical errors. It helps reduce errors with allergies to a medication. Also help with reading legibility and eliminate the lost forms and paperwork. It allows for the

  • Electronic Health Records

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    the Union Address, President George W. Bush stated “within the next 10 years, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will ensure that complete health care information is available for most Americans at the time and place of care (U.S. Government)”. In order to encourage the widespread implementation of EHRs and to overcome the financial barrier to doing so, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 set aside $27 billion in incentives to be distributed over

  • Electronic Health Records

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    Over time I have come to believe that Electronic Health Records or EHRs as they are more commonly known as are the future of all healthcare records. It doesn’t matter if you like them or cannot stand the sight of them EHR systems are beginning to replace paper based systems around the world. However many people do not know anything about EHRs. Therefore the purpose of this paper is to explain just what Electronic Health Records are and how are they used, as well as explaining the legal issues that

  • Electronic Health Record

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    based medical records, a new type of record keeping has surfaced - the Electronic Health Record (EHR). EHR is an electronic or digital format concept of an individual’s past and present medical history. It is the principle storage place for data and information about the health care services provided to an individual patient. It is maintained by a provider over time and capable of being shared across different healthcare settings by network-connected information systems. Such records may include key

  • Electronic Health Records

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    A. What is the issue? An Electronic Health Record is a computerized form of a patient’s medical chart. These records allow information to be readily available to authorized providers during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare system. These systems do not only contain medical histories, current medications and insurance information, they also track patients’ diagnoses, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images and lab tests/results (source). The fundamental aspect of

  • Electronic Health Records: The Future Of Electronic Medical Records

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    years, healthcare facilities have acted like a storehouse for patients’ medical records, uninterested and unable to distribute clinical data to anyone beyond their organization. The EHR, started in the 1960s under the name of "computerized-based patient record" (CPR), became known as "electronic medical records" (EMR) in the 1990s and today it is known as electronic health record (EHR).The target of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to incorporate the EHR and use it in a "meaningful"

  • Advantages Of Electronic Health Records

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    Electronic health record (EHR) is a health history of an individual or a patient which is documented in specific formation into a database so that it is easily identified and tracked for a specific patient. EHRs are designed to collect and compile the information so that physician or other healthcare providers can access or share results such as laboratories and specialists, within a scope of patient’s care and abiding HIPAA policies. It also contains information such as identity details, demographics

  • Electronic Health Record And EHR

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    The electronic health record (EHR) and the legal health record (LHR) are both documents containing patient information but the goals in making the records are different. The EHR is defined as “an electronic record of health-related information on an individual that conforms to nationally recognized interoperability standards and that can be created, managed, and consulted by authorized clinicians and staff across more than one healthcare organization” (Fahrenholz, C. G. & Russo, R., 2013b). The Office

  • The Albanian Electronic Health Record

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    Abstract. The issue of Electronic Health Records interoperability can be seen as very important at the beginning of conception or as an emergency associated with high impact in quality of care, and costs if left to be solved at an advanced stage of the process. This paper tends to analyze the Albanian situation in EHR interoperability and identify the major deficiencies. This case is complicated even more from the country population structure and emigration. A large part of population is living and

  • What Is Electronic Health Records?

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    The Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and strategic ways patients can be engaged in their health decision-making Abstract-This paper aimed to inform the readers to provide the concept of health information technology, mainly concentrated on electronic health records (EHR) and how it benefits overall quality of health services. Even though EHRs are widely accepted and have been adopted increasingly, patient engagement still lower than the average expected. Reasons are discussed why patient