Practical EHR: Electronic Record Solutions for Compliance and Quality Care
Practical EHR helps medical practices focus on the most critical component of the electronic health record (EHR)—the medical history and physical.
Confronted with the current national enthusiasm for electronic health records, physicians pose questions ranging from "Should I get an EHR?" or "Which one should I get?" to "How do I know what questions I should ask".
The Practical EHR approach to electronic records provides readers with the knowledge and tools to take control of the process of investigating, selecting and implementing.
The author reveals an approach that helps medical practices focus on the most critical component of the EHR—the medical history and physical (known collectively as the H&P). Using the book's design and functionality recommendations will help promote quality care and meet medical practice needs.
Practical EHR offers readers:
- Help in Identifying goals for quality electronic record
- A toolkit for analyzing the strengths and pitfalls of current electronic H&P designs and correcting problems
- Criteria and benchmarks for evaluating a system's ability to meet practice needs for quality care, compliance, usability, efficiency, data integrity, and productivity
- A protocol for evaluation, negotiation, preparation, and verification to achieve successful EHR transformation