EHR Proposal Summary Assignment
HCIS 140 WEEK 2
EHR Proposal Summary Assignment: Imagine you are currently working at a doctor’s office. You are approached by the office manager who asks you to develop an effective way of storing patient information.
Write a 350- to 700-word summary to your office manager informing him or her of the advantages of using electronic health records (EHRs) to store patient information. Be clear and concise, use complete sentences, and use examples to support your responses.
Include the following in your response:
- Discuss the functions and advantages of using EHRs.
- Discuss three to four forms used to keep patient information in EHRs.
- What is the purpose of each form?
Cite any outside sources. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources check out the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence.
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Patient Intake to Patient Follow-Up Workflow HCIS 140 WEEK 2
Resource: Patient Intake and Follow-Up Workflow Template
Reference Figure 7-16 in Ch. 7 (p. 176) of the textbook Health Information Technology and Management.
Complete the Materials: Workflow Template showing the process you will need to follow when assisting Dorothy from patient intake to patient follow-up.
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Reference Figure 7-16 in Ch. 7 (p. 176) of your textbook Health Information Technology and Management. Read the following scenario:
Dorothy has been experiencing constant headaches and fatigue. She decides it is time to visit her doctor, and she contacts her doctor’s office and schedules an appointment for the following day.
Complete the table below by identifying 10 to 12 steps you will need to follow when assisting Dorothy from patient intake to patient follow-up. Be as specific as possible. For example, Step 1 may be, “Dorothy walks into the doctor’s office and registers.”