Electronic Health Records For Dummies

Electronic Health Records For Dummies

by Trenor Williams, Anita Samarth
     
 

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The straight scoop on choosing and implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system

Doctors, nurses, and hospital and clinic administrators are interested in learning the best ways to implement and use an electronic health records system so that they can be shared across different health care settings via a network-connected information system. This

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The straight scoop on choosing and implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system

Doctors, nurses, and hospital and clinic administrators are interested in learning the best ways to implement and use an electronic health records system so that they can be shared across different health care settings via a network-connected information system. This helpful, plain-English guide provides need-to-know information on how to choose the right system, assure patients of the security of their records, and implement an EHR in such a way that it causes minimal disruption to the daily demands of a hospital or clinic.

  • Offers a plain-English guide to the many electronic health records (EHR) systems from which to choose
  • Authors are a duo of EHR experts who provide clear, easy-to-understand information on how to choose the right EHR system an implement it effectively
  • Addresses the benefits of implementing an EHR system so that critical information (such as medication, allergies, medical history, lab results, radiology images, etc.) can be shared across different health care settings
  • Discusses ways to talk to patients about the security of their electronic health records

Electronic Health Records For Dummies walks you through all the necessary steps to successfully choose the right EHR system, keep it current, and use it effectively.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470623657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,095,510
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Trenor Williams, M.D., and Anita Samarth are cofounders and principals of Clinovations, an advisory consulting firm offering services that support electronic health record strategy and implementation for clinics, hospitals, and the federal government. They share more than 35 years of experience in healthcare, technology, and consulting.

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