ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
June 30, 2014
Jose L. Rivera
WHAT ARE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL
• Health information and data
• Demographics, allergies, clinical narratives, and
• Results management
• Decision support
• Increased revenue
• Cost containment
• Reduced risks
• Enhance quality
• Information availability
• Enhanced productivity
• Ensure compliance
• User adaptability
WHAT CAN EMR’S PROVIDE
MEETING HIPPA SECURITY
HEALTH INFORMATION PRIVACY
• Who is covered by the security rule?
• What information is protected?
• Technical safeguards.
In order to meet the demand of the new health care
reform and the demand on an already taxed
administrative staff, this organization will need to more
into the future of using electronic medical records.
Meeting the requirements of all elements of HIPPA
standards for implementing, operating, and
maintaining such a efficient and cost effective system
can be done and will be beneficial to all staff.
• Wagner, k., Wickham, L., Glaser, J., & Burns, L. (2009). Health Care
Information Systems, A Practical Approach for Health Care
Management, Ch. 1. Health Care Information Systems. 2
John Wiley & Sons Inc.