Healthcare Data Reflection Week 5 - Running head HEALTHCARE DATA 1 Healthcare Data Tiffany McLean HIM 500 Terry Brandes HEALTHCARE DATA 2 Healthcare

Healthcare Data Reflection Week 5 - Running head HEALTHCARE...

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Running head: HEALTHCARE DATA1Healthcare DataTiffany McLeanHIM 500January 24, 2016Terry Brandes
HEALTHCARE DATA2Healthcare Data“Health care involves a diverse set of public and private data collection systems, including health surveys, administrative enrollment and billing records, and medical records, used by various entities, including hospitals, CHCs, physicians, and health plans” (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2016). Collected data is received from the patient and is entered by the physician. Physicians collect and make note of the patients sex, age, race, religion,and sexual preference. The stored data can improve care due to the physician having fast access to their patient’s medical information. For example, by having the patient’s records readily available versus filed within a cabinet, the physician has the ability to offer the patient the obtain of exploring new medical treatment if he or she feels that the patient is a candidate. EHR also

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