healthcare information systems

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As the manager of the CTU Health Care information systems department, the chief information officer (CIO) has asked you to complete the following:

  • Analyze the implications and challenges of cost, quality, and external forces on electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR) selection and implementation within your department.
  • Conduct research on 1 major external threat facing the EHR today.

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Doctor Ralph
School: UIUC

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Running head: IMPLICATIONS AND CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTING EHR

Implications and Challenges in Selection and Implementation of Electronic Health Records
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IMPLICATIONS AND CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTING EHR

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Implications and challenges in selection and implementation of electronic health records
Technology has become a major part of every industry in the present century. In the
healthcare sector, for example, there has been an ongoing wave of technology implementation
as organizations seek to streamline their operations, improve the quality and consistency of
services, and realize increased productivity. In this case, one of the most common
technologies in this industry is the electronic health records (EHR), which is an integrated
system that manages various health records within various departments in a healthcare
facility. However, there are various implications that influence the selection and
implementation of the EHR system within the healthcare sector as will be discussed below.
Complications and challenges of selection and implementation
Cost
Cost is a major implication that influences the selection and implementation of the
EHR systems. According to Choi, Lee & Rhee (2013), implementation of EHR is often an
expensive project for various organizations. This becomes an even bigger burden for large
organizations with various facilities due to the need to link up these systems. As a result, an
organization may be required to consider its financial power before making a decision on the
system to implement in terms of co...

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