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Healthcare Student's Name Institutional Affiliation Advantages and Disadvantages of electronic patient records compared to hard copy records. An electronic patient record is a software that stores the information of patients in a digital format. Hard copy records on the other hand store the patients' data in printed form. This essay will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of electronic patient records compared to the hard copy records. This paragraph will highlight the advantages of electronic patient records. Some of the advantages include: reduced amount of work for health workers, reduced usage of resources, improved level of care delivery, faster assembling and investigation of data. First, the amount related to work put in by the health workers is reduced, such as reviewing the patients' history is faster. Second, the amount of resources used is reduced, such as less paperwork and easier management of medication. Third, the level of care delivery is improved, such as diagnosis and treatment of diseases is way faster. Fourth, assembling and investigation of data are faster such
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  • Fall '19
  • Electronic health record, Personal health record

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