Implementing Electronic Health Records


In this writing assignment, you will be writing a one- to two-page paper explaining the implementation of electronic health records.

Step 1 Reflect on your involvement with the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) in the clinical setting (either as a practicing nurse or as a student in the clinical setting).

If you have not used an EHR, think about how you might implement an EHR in your practice setting. Answer the questions in Step 2 using this hypothetical EHR system.

Step 2 Address the following topics in your paper:

· Explain at least three functional considerations to take into account when implementing an EHR.

· Explain the regulatory considerations for implementing EHRs.

· Explain interoperability. Why is interoperability important?

· Explain data integrity. Why is data integrity important?

· Explain why the security of data is important when implementing an EHR.

· Explain the legal concerns surrounding the implementation of EHRs.

Cite any sources in APA format, 7th edition with the link to the websites used.