As many individuals in the health information management field thought that transitioning of physical health records to electronic health records has forced a lot of changes in relatively short period of time. In the article: A Progress Report On Electronic Health Records In U.S. Hospitals, “Promoting the adoption and use of health information technology (IT) is a major priority for U.S. policy makers as a means of managing health care costs and improving quality. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently finalized the meaningful-use criteria for the first two years- 2011 and 2012 of the three-stage incentive program.' These criteria are intended to ensure that doctors and hospitals will use health IT to improve the quality, efficiency, safety, and other aspects of care” (Jha, A. K., DesRoches, C. M.,
Benefits of Outsourcing Services 3 Kralovec, P. D., & Joshi, M. S. 2010). In electronic world today in health care has many resources to link healthcare workers use the resources to develop their products and services and what the implications of using their resources in the healthcare. Within health information management the landscape is in a constant and very fluid state of change with lots of exciting applications and updates for clients and providers with the goal of making healthcare delivery and security of patient information the best that it can be. Outsourcing and alignment of electronic health record is generally beneficial for an organization.
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