Information systems of healthcare

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The chief information officer (CIO) of CTU Health Care wants you, the manager of the information systems department, to ensure that the employees within your department are aware of the challenges facing the department since the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR). Discuss the following:

  • Discuss 5 major challenges that are currently facing the department.
  • Discuss the impact of the Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) on these challenges.

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Chloe.L134
School: UT Austin

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Running head: INFORMATION SYSTEMS OF HEALTHCARE
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Information Systems of Healthcare
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS OF HEALTHCARE

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Information systems of healthcare
Introduction
The healthcare industry is not left behind in the technological revolution. In a world
where the operations of institutions have been digitized and advanced technologically, the health
care industry has also experienced its fair share of the same. However, the specific area of
concern with respect to this study revolves around the realms of electronic health records
(EHRs). The EHRs refer to an electronic way of keeping and applying of health records and
information in any given healthcare institution. The same has seen a drastic shift from the
traditional paper based records system to the contemporary form adopted by most institutions of
electronic platforms.
However, in as much as the import of the EHRs has brought with it a much needed sense
of efficiency and effectiveness, the same cannot be said to be void of challenges. The system
poses a myriad challenges that were not characteristic of the initial paper based systems, but are
entirely peculiar to the former. The same are discussed herein below with a further evaluation of
the r...

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