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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 as the creation of reports and analysis of trends in data is more manageable. This paragraph identifies some of the disadvantages that electronic medical records have compared to the printout records. Examples include incorrect data recorded, hacking of the systems; it is time-consuming and expensive. First, the existence of erroneous details of a patient's record may occur if the file is not updated regularly. Second, since electronic records are connected to computer networks, it is prone to cyber interferences, such as hacking. Third, the expansion of electronic patient documentation is very time-consuming. The research and development phase is very time consuming, and it can take years for it to be fully functional. Fourth, the monetary consideration put in for the development of this system is very high. Thus, it tends to be a costly affair for the entity.
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HEALTHCARE 3 In conclusion, the use of electronic medical records is more advantageous in comparison to hard copy records. Health facilities should invest in installing electronic patient records since the flow of work is systematic and avoids confusion between people. Hard copy records, however, are an outdated system of delivery. Information presented in printed form is tough to trace, and it can be misplaced easily.
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HEALTHCARE 4 References Asan, O., Tyszka, J., & Fletcher, K. E. (2016). Capturing the patients' voices: Planning for patient-centered electronic health record use. International journal of medical informatics , 95 , 1-7. Hawley, G., Hepworth, J., Jackson, C., & Wilkinson, S. A. (2017). Integrated care among healthcare providers in shared maternity care: what is the role of paper and electronic health records?. Australian journal of primary health , 23 (4), 397-406.
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