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Electronic Health Records. Based on Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit on Health Information Technology Narrated by Leonel V. Baliton. Credit. For the source see http://www.allhealth.org/Publications /Health_information_technology /health_information_technology_toolkit.asp#keyfacts.

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Electronic Health Records

Based on Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit on Health Information TechnologyNarrated by Leonel V. Baliton


Credit

For the source see http://www.allhealth.org/Publications/Health_information_technology/health_information_technology_toolkit.asp#keyfacts


Health Information Technology (HIT)

  • Information processing

  • Hardware and software

  • For

    • Entry

    • Storage

    • Retrieval

    • Sharing

    • Use

  • Components:

    • Electronic Medical Records

    • Computerized Physician Order Entry


Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

  • Patient's legal medical record

  • Stored in digital format


Fully Operational Electronic Health Record

  • Core functionality

    • Storage & retrieval

    • Result management

    • Order entry & support

    • Decision support

  • Other functionality

    • Electronic communication

    • Patient access

    • Administrative support

    • Population reporting


Personal Health Record (PHR)

  • Owned by a patient

  • Maintained by a patient


Health Information Exchange (HIE)

  • Move clinical information across organizations

  • Maintain the meaning of the information


Regional Health Information Network (RHIO)

  • Multi-stakeholder organization

  • Operating in a specific geographical area

  • Enables the exchange of health information


National Health Information Network (NHIN)

  • Technologies

  • Standards

  • Laws

  • Policies

  • Programs

  • Practices


Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)

  • Computerized system

  • Physicians to enter their own orders


Consumers can maintain a personal health record

From Blumenthal and Glaser, New England Journal of Medicine Vol. 356: 24, June 2007


Clinicians maintain an Electronic Health Record


Health Information Exchanges


This creates a Regional Health Information network


Several RHIOs make up elements of the National Health Information Network


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy

$44,000 per full-time provider

$8,500 annual maintenance


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy

Who Should Pay?

Lack of a business case for HIT


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy

$150 Billion


Why Adoption Has Been Slow?

  • Interoperable

  • Cost

  • Privacy

  • Stark Law

  • Privacy and security obligations

  • Liability exposure


  • Lack of trained IT personnel

    People who understand both the technology and the business


    Jury is Still Out Examples of Success Exist

    • Department of Veterans Affairs

      • Improved quality of care

      • Easy recovery


    Take Home Lesson

    Adoption of Electronic Health Records has been slow


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