EMR s, EHRs, PHRs, questions and answers. Emily Barey , RN, MSN Director of Nursing Informatics Epic systems, Verona, wisconsin. Welcome. Emily Barey RN, MSN Director of Nursing Informatics, Epic Verona, Wisconsin Role of the industry vendor. What is an EMR? EHR? PHR?.
Emily Barey, RN, MSN
Director of Nursing Informatics
Epic systems, Verona, wisconsin
A clinician point of view
A patient point of view
A shared record with you
Continuity of care
But sometimes they still ask me the same questions, why?
The software system
The policy of the healthcare organization
Learning a new paradigm to verify and update
How does my record move electronically?
Why doesn’t it ALWAYS work?
Some EHR systems can’t send messages yet in the standard language
Role of EHR Certification
Government program called Meaningful Use requires use of an EHR that can send standard messages
What if my doctor or hospital doesn’t use an EHR?
Copy & Fax Machines
US Postal System
You carry your record
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