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load of health care workers. Databases also make administrative data easier to read and locate. Most databases have a specific location for all demographic and administrative data which workers can locate quickly. Lastly, databases have made the security of patient information better. By workers only having access to what they need to know, we reduce patient information being seen by the wrong eyes. The HIPPA laws are in effect and databases have reduced security breaches tenfold. With electronic health records providers are able to mark information as sensitive to keep that information private to even other healthcare workers. Like anything else, there are some limitation to databases. Since they are electronic in this case, ease of access to different facilities could serve a potential issue. Let’s say one facility is missing documents from another and therefore has incomplete information of patient. Security can also be a potential issue if not handled by the proper means. Databases can potentially be hacked and information can leak, but there are defense mechanisms that help prevent these events from happening.
List three ways the database query tool could be used.
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