With the use of electronic health records (EHR) transforming the healthcare industry, the use of information technology in the maintenance of personal health records poses a range of issues and opportunities for every medical organization, The Cyber Patient expertly walks readers through the elements required for an efficient, well-run healthcare record management system, while reflecting the U.S. government's goal of achieving widespread adoption of interoperable electronic health records to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare while maintaining the levels of security and privacy that consumers expect. The author also provides an update as to where the industry stands in their push of interoperability and the increased use of data as an analytic tools.
Providing an application readers can adopt as a model, this important book examines the infrastructure of electronic health records and how government criteria have impacted and will continue to impact both private and public marketplaces. This valuable resource also addresses how auditors, controllers, and healthcare providers can keep up with the market's continued move towards an interoperable e-health world, without neglecting clinical and financial accountability in the delivery of healthcare.
As e-health continues to develop and transform, The Cyber Patient thoughtfully prepares professionals to plan and implement an effective EHR as wel as internal controls system within any clinical setting.
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