The Challenge For Providers Implementing Ehrs And Achieving Meaningful Use

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The challenge to providers implementing EHRs and achieving meaningful use. The solutions to this challenge contains various tools, training, and the review of other success stories of providers that have been successful in the implementation. Proverbs 16:3, “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” The ultimate goal in implementing EHRs is to assist in building an evolving body of knowledge and valuable resources to assist in supporting health care providers and health information tech professionals as they work towards the implementation, adoption and meaningful use of EHR systems in the healthcare system. According to Ivancevich, K.M., Konopaske, R., and Matteson, M.T. (2013), “Management interventions are the actions taken by managers (representing the organization) to prevent, control, or respond to harmful misbehavior (p.209).”
What are EHR Systems? According Health IT Gov (2013), “An electronic health record (EHR) is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users.” The EHR system that is currently used in my organization contains the medical and treatment histories of the patients. Depending on the individuals role make a difference in what all he or she will have access to on the system. This is a user friendly system that was built to go far beyond the standard clinical data that is typically kept in the patients paper chart. A purpose of the system is to…

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