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Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management, 2nd Edition by John P. Glaser, Frances W. Lee, Karen A. Wager

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CHAPTER 5
CURRENT AND EMERGING USE OF CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• To be able to describe the purpose, use, key attributes, and functions of some of the major types of clinical information systems used in health care, including
Electronic medical record and electronic health record
Computerized provider order entry
Medication administration
Telemedicine
Telehealth
E-prescribing
Personal health record
• To be able to define the key components of an EHR system and the current status of these systems.
• To be able to discuss the major barriers to EMR and EHR adoption and the strategies being employed to overcome them.
• To be able to give examples of how clinical information systems might affect ...

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