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Emr joyce presentation nur 307

  1. 1. EMR<br />GROUP 3 PROJECT<br />Governor State University<br />Joyce Bassey<br />
  2. 2. Definition of EMR<br />Electronic medical records (EMR) contain electronic form of patient information as paper record. It contains documentation written by your health care providers such as nurses or physicians about the care provided to the patients.<br />
  3. 3. Features of EMR<br />health information and data<br />reporting, and privacy<br />order management <br />decision support<br />administrative management<br />and patient supports. <br />
  4. 4. Benefit of EMR<br />There are several benefits of the electronic medical record such as<br />Information privacy and security. <br />Health care providers are able to enter and store lab test results.<br /> computerized reminders and prompts to alert upcoming tests and screenings. <br />prescribe orders without medical errors.<br />
  5. 5. Uses of EMR<br />EMR is use as a searchable data base for patient records.<br /> It is also use as a means of communication between healthcare providers and other multidisciplinary team.<br />It allow nurses to know the recommended dosages in the database and provides physicians with drug information about the medication prescribed.<br />
  6. 6. Challenges using EMR <br />There are gaps in securing the medical record of the patients to prevent privacy violations.<br /> Frequent crashes <br />Slow retrieval or functioning<br /> Inaccuracy due to nurses not proofreading documentation before submitting.<br /> Inadequate training.<br /> The new technologies are often confusing and present daily challenges to nurses who are used to paper charting.<br />
  7. 7. Conclusion<br /> It is essential for healthcare professionals to be<br />open- minded to use of the EMR and be<br />knowledgeable of laws for appropriate access of<br />patient data. Society is progressively advancing<br />in new technologies and healthcare organizations<br />need to be current in methods of communication<br />to provide effective patient care. <br />
  8. 8. References<br />Makoul, G., Curry, R. H., & Tang, P. C. (2001, Nov. / Dec.). The use of electronic medical records: Communication patterns in outpatient encounters. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 8(6), 610-615. doi:<br />http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC130071/<br />Thede, L. Q., & Sewell, J. P. (2010). Basic electronic healthcare information systems. In L. Q. Thede (Ed.), Informatics and nursing: Competencies and applications (pp. 329-346). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer health / Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.<br />

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