Benefits of Outsourcing Services 1 Benefits of Outsourcing Services March 17, 2018 HSC/370 Steven Fowler There has been an increasing of late business to outsource work that was once performed on site and by employees of the same organizations. One measure that was taken in place to step
Benefits of Outsourcing Services 2 forward the passage of the 2009 United States Stimulus Act us the outsourcing of the electronic health records (EHRs) to any outside entity who maintains, updates and secures that data is kept in patient’s electronic health records. In the article: Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records in Otolaryngology, “under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, passed as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the US Congress implemented new regulations to encourage the adoption of electronic health records” (Das, S., Eisenberg, L. D., House, J. W., Lee, K. J.Lusk, R. P., Nielsen, D. R., Ermini, E. B. 2011). The passage of the bill has forced even those physicians who were unwilling to take on the task of transitioning to electronic health records from the old paper charts to begin making the transition. Paper records have been in use for decades and as such this major change has not been without some resistance. The outsourcing of electronic health records was preferred and later adopted for reasons in a bid to implement the various pieces of legislation.
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