Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Post a written response in the discussion forum to EACH threaded discussion topic:
- Electronic Health Records (EHRs) provide both benefits and drawbacks. Create a “Pros” versus “Cons” table and include at least 3 items for each list. Next to each item, provide a brief rationale as to why you selected to include it on the respective list.
- Refer to the Stage 3 objectives for Meaningful Use. Select two objectives to research further. In your own words, provide a brief discussion as to how the objective may impact your role as an APN in clinical practice.
Stage 3 objectives to choose from:
- Protect electronically protected health information
- Generate and transmit prescriptions electronically
- Implement clinical decision
- Use computerized provider order
- Provide patients with electronic access to their health information and patient-specific education
- Use Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) to support coordination of care
- Use health information exchange to support care transitions and referrals
Meaningful Use Stage 3 Recommendations
Please follow the rubric when answering each question, APA format, references within the last 5 years