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Value and Purpose of an EHR Lyndsey Carpenter HS420 Purdue Global This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY
Area of Focus What is an EHR Impacts of EHRs Features Decision making Potential Issues
EHR Electronic Health Record, is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. It’s a real time, patient centered records that make information available instantly to authorized and secured users An EHR is built to go beyond standard clinical data collected in a provider’s office and can be inclusive of a broader view of a patient’s care.
HIT and EHRs EHRs allows access to evidence-based tools that providers can use to make decisions about a patient’s care It contains patient’s medical history, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images, and laboratory and test results EHRs help automate and streamline provider workflow
EHR Impacts Improved Patient Care Increase Patient Participation Improved Care Coordination Improved Diagnostics & Patient Outcomes Practice Efficiencies and Cost Savings

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