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USING A REGIONAL HEALTH EXTENSION CENTER TO IMPLEMENT AN ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDDarol BurdgeHS420-101/15/2017
HOW INFORMATION IS STORED IN AN EHRData is collected by clinic staff and input into the computer systemThis data can include appointment scheduling, diagnosis, medications, orders for tests, test results, treatment plans, etc. (HIETEXAS, 2017)The data is uploaded through a secure network to a Health Information Exchange (HIE) (Balgrosky, 2015)Once uploaded, the data is available to other Healthcare providers who have access to the secure network (HIETEXAS, 2017)
HOW EHR DATA IS RETRIEVEDData is stored on the servers at a Health Information Exchange (HIE) (HIETEXAS, 2017)When a Healthcare provider needs the information they must log into the secure server and request the dataOnce a Healthcare provider has accessed the EHR they are able to make additions to the recordThese additions are then saved into the EHR where they can once again be accessed by other Healthcare providers on the network (Balgrosky, 2015)
SECURITY WHEN USING AN EHR Computer systems need to be kept in areas inaccessible to unauthorized users (Rodriguez, 2011)All system users must meet identification and verification requirements (Rodriguez, 2011)Background checks should be run on all employees with access to the system (Rodriguez, 2011)Passwords and Personal Identification Numbers should be assigned to access the EHR system (Rodriguez, 2011)
PATIENT PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY WHEN USING AN EHR