Electronic Health Records For Dummies
You're ready to get serious about an EHR system. Let this book be your guide!Electronic health records (EHR) are rapidly becoming a must in the healthcare industry, but choosing and implementing an EHR system can be daunting. This book helps you determine what you should expect from an EHR... show more
You're ready to get serious about an EHR system. Let this book be your guide!Electronic health records (EHR) are rapidly becoming a must in the healthcare industry, but choosing and implementing an EHR system can be daunting. This book helps you determine what you should expect from an EHR system, how to analyze potential vendors, how best to train your staff, and much more. Whatever your healthcare setting or needs, For Dummies will help you make the move to EHR.Get a handle on your EHR understand what it is, how it will affect your staff and patients, and the impact of health information legislation on EHRsExplore the nuts and bolts examine your needs, assess your office infrastructure, research vendors, and calculate costs and benefitsWhat makes a good partnership decide what you need, outline it to potential vendors, learn what to get in writing, and develop a successful contractFit your EHR into your practice see where your office workflow needs adjustment and how best to use an EHR to shift your stakeholders into new and improved processesMake the most of it explore how EHR can make your office run more smoothly, improve patient communication, and help manage chronic conditionsOngoing maintenance learn to support, monitor, and upgrade your systemOpen the book and find:Reasons to implement EHRStandards that affect EHR and where to learn about themHow to evaluate whether your practice is readyDifferent characteristics of the available vendorsHow an EHR system will affect your practice How to communicate EHR benefits to patientsImportant privacy and security tipsTen questions to ask your EHR vendorLearn to:Choose and implement an EHR systemImprove your practice's efficiency and record-keeping with EHRTransition to
Publish date: December 21st 2010
Publisher: Wiley Publishing
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This book explains how to implement an EHR system, but not really how to use the system on the micro level day-to-day. It's written only for an audience of providers--doctors and executives. If you are a student studying for EHR specialist certification like me, you won't get that much out of it, be...