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systems, features for reviewing and sharing results, movement of EHR data into a repository capable of tracking clinical processes and outcomes, quality metrics reporting and quality measurement results, measurement of advances in health outcomes, evidence-based workflow strategies for decision-support, and public health reporting (American Medical Informatics
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD13Association, 2009). These measures can be evaluated by provider surveys, data mining, focus groups, and chart review. ConclusionIn conclusion, EHRs have many advantages and disadvantages to be weighed before deciding on one to purchase and implement. Factors such as patient outcomes, patient care and documentation, privacy, cost, security standards, productivity, and program usability should all be considered. An EHR implementation team should be formed in order to effectively research and analyze the EHR for the organization and to help organize the entire process.
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