Are Electronic Medical Records a Cure for Health Care?
MGT 5014 – Information Systems
Summary “The information contained in the medical record allows health care providers to determine the patient's medical history and provide informed care. The medical record serves as the central repository for planning patient care and documenting communication among patient and health care provider and professionals contributing to the patient's care (Medical Records, 2012).” Medical information today is still being kept by using paper medical records. In 2010, 80 percent of doctors and 90 percent of hospitals were still using paper medical records. This is in the United States. With the enormous cost of …show more content…
Question 2 According to Hill (2005) there are three phases in building an EMR system. These phases are the organizational phase, construction phase, and operational phase. Each phase has its own set of difficulties. The interaction with people is very difficult and all is these phases will be difficult. The organizational phase deals with planning, identifying a vendor, and installation. The planning step involves gathering and hiring