Healthcare and Electronic Medical Records Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Healthcare and Electronic Medical Records
This paper looks at the change and its potential benefits for the healthcare organization involved in the adoption of an electronic medical records system.
# 109273 | 883 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer notes that healthcare organizations face notable challenges when it comes to information accuracy. This can impact both patient privacy and the delivery of care. The writer points out that if patient information is not properly transmitted from the physician to the pharmacy, medication errors can result which can have detrimental impacts on a patient's health. Given the importance of improving patient outcomes, the writer discusses a proposal to adopt an electronic medical records (EMR) system for a healthcare facility.

Current Situation/Need for Change
Description of the Change
Introducing the Change
Resources Needed

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Baharozian, D.B. (2005). Electronic medical records in practice: Are we there yet? Ophthalmology Times, 30(22), 45-47.
  • Swartz, N. (2005). Electronic medical records' risks feared. Information Management Journal, 39(3),

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