Electronic Health Record(EHR)

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD
(EHR)

Name

Institution

Problem

Patient records holds vital information

Access to such information is critical

Poor access to patient information limit health
outcomes

HER. is adopted in this study

Documenting of patient data

Aids in decision making

Easy to retrieve data

Improved health outcome

Electronic health records

Electronic health records are used in storing
and analyzing of patient data.

The technology is delivered to health facilities
inform of software

charts increase patient scrutiny (Nocco, &
Peigné 2014).

Theory on record keeping

Effective records facilitates:

Storage

Retrieval

Analyses

safety

Theory application

It informs documentation of information on:

Past treatment history of patients

Genetically driven conditions

Progress of current condition

Medication prescription

Billing.

Monitor the progress of the patient

Solution provided

The electronic health records contains
important data regarding the medical history
of the patient

Medications

Diagnoses,

Treatment plans,

Allergies

Past treatment history

Solution provided

Information on genetic based illnesses are
recorded

Such data aids in guiding future diagnoses.

Data on medications is provided

Inform decision making(Thurston 2014).

Strengths of EHR

Information relating to the patient can be
accessed fast

Access by many stakeholders simultaneously

Easy monitoring

Aids in billing

Increase efficiency (Nocco & Peigné 2014).

STRENGTHS OF EHR

The electronic health records equally connects
the health care providers

Aid analyses of patient data

Access of data by patients is enhanced

Remote access of patient information

Strengths of EHR

The electronic health record patient
notifications

Ease prescription

Enhance information safety

Weaknesses of EHR

They are reliant on electricity.

They are prone to distortion by hackers.

Weaknesses of EHR

computers are vulnerable to online viruses.

Requires expensive IT infrastructure

Conclusion

Conclusions

Information is important as it informs decision
making.

EHR. Increase access to patient information

Eases patient data analyses

Enhance accuracy of diagnoses and
prescription

Patient Health outcomes are enhanced

References

Ben, O. (2014). Electronic health records, adoption, quality of care, legal and privacy
issues and their implementation in emergency departments. Health Policy, 119(1),
287-297.

Grana M, & Jackwoski K (2015). Electronic health record: A review.” IEEE 1(4),
1375-1382.

Mathai, N., Shiratudin, M.F., and Sohel, F. (2017). Electronic health record
management: expectations, issues, and challenges. J Health Med, 8 (3), 2157-7420.

Nocco, L., & Peigne, V. (2014). An empirical study of healthcare providers and
patient’s perceptions of electronic health records. Compu Bio Med, 59(1), 194-201.

Noteboom, C.B., Motorny, S.P., Qureshi, S., & Sarnikar, S. (2014). Meaningful use of
electronic health records for physician collaboration: A patient centered health care
perspective. IEEE , 3(1), 656-666.

Thurston, J. (2014). Meaningful use of electronic health records-the journal for nurse
practitioners. J Nurs Pract, 10 (21), 510-513.

Looking for Discount?

You'll get a high-quality service, that's for sure.

To welcome you, we give you a 20% discount on your All orders! use code - NWS20

Discount applies to orders from $30
All Rights Reserved, Nursingwritingservice.com
Disclaimer: You will use the product (paper) for legal purposes only and you are not authorized to plagiarize. In addition, neither our website nor any of its affiliates and/or partners shall be liable for any unethical, inappropriate, illegal, or otherwise wrongful use of the Products and/or other written material received from the Website. This includes plagiarism, lawsuits, poor grading, expulsion, academic probation, loss of scholarships / awards / grants/ prizes / titles / positions, failure, suspension, or any other disciplinary or legal actions. Purchasers of Products from the Website are solely responsible for any and all disciplinary actions arising from the improper, unethical, and/or illegal use of such Products.