HCA 417 Electronic Medical Record

May 21st, 2014
Health & Medical
Price: $50 USD

Question description

Week 5 - Final Paper

Final Paper

Your Final Paper will focus on a particular main theme or topic related to current and future requirements for the Electronic Health Record and its impact on health care delivery and society.  Utilize your textbook for ideas and information as you define and explore your theme/topic.  In addition to your text, you must research other scholarly resources to reference in your paper.

Possible Themes/Topics:

  1. Decision Support Systems
  2. Pharmacology Alerts
  3. Telemedicine
  4. HIPAA and Security
  5. Advantages of  Electronic Coding
  6. Data Entry from Point of Care
  7. Improving Patient Care and Quality Utilizing the Electronic Health Record

For the Final Paper, choose a health care facility or organization (e.g. your local clinic, pharmacy, or hospital).  Then, select one topic from the list above.  In your paper, discuss the role your theme/topic plays in information management for the health professional.  Additionally, discuss the use of EHRs from the perspective of the healthcare facility or organization you have chosen, including any opportunities for improvement and/or limitations of its use.  Next, analyze the current and future requirements of the EHR and its impact on health care delivery and society and substantiate your analysis with research.  Finally, include a paragraph that summarizes the research articles you utilized for this assignment and why these references were selected.  Your paper should be eight to ten double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA 6th edition as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  You must utilize at least six scholarly sources that were published within the past five years, including at least two from the Ashford University Library.  One of your sources may be the textbook. 

Writing the Final PaperThe Final Paper:

Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Must use at least six scholarly sources, including a minimum of two from the Ashford Online Library. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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