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1Running head: UNIT 7 ASSIGNMENTUnit 7 Assignment Cortney TruttmannPurdue University GlobalHS420 Advanced Health Informatics
2UNIT 7 ASSIGNMENTA healthcare database is a collection of information of patient data such as general information and demographics, health statistics, billing, medications, diagnosis, allergies, past medical visits and other information that makes up a medical record. In healthcare, the implementation and use of healthcare database systems over the years as healthcare technology has evolved has had many pros and cons. The pros of implementing and using healthcare database systems have increased efficiency and effectiveness of patient care, accessibility to the patient chart and patient information by both staff and the patient, standardization of medical record keeping, reduction ofmedical errors and data redundancy, interconnectability creating the ease of transferring information to other health care systems, and improved patient satisfaction, and reduction of

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