Advantages of Using Electronic Health Records
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Advantages of Using Electronic Health Records

Explore the benefits of reducing paper-based work, medical errors, costs, retesting, and improving health quality by utilizing electronic health records in hospitals. Learn how patient information is collected, stored and accessed electronically for better healthcare management.

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What is the primary purpose of electronic clinical nursing documentation?

To enhance the quality and reporting of clinical care

What is the role of database servers in the hospital information system?

To store information on medicines required to cure relevant sicknesses

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of electronic clinical nursing documentation?

Providing access to the hospital network through the intranet

What is the primary function of the hospital information system?

<p>To function as an online system spanning across the relevant hospital network through the intranet</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of standardizing clinical documentation practices?

<p>To define and standardize common clinical documentation data</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of the hospital information system in managing patient records?

<p>To manage patients and payments records</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of the Result Reporting Module?

<p>To notify about completed, canceled, and report results of procedures</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a component of the Specialized Support for Clinical Functions?

<p>Patient admission tasks</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of the Electronic Health Record (EHR)?

<p>To maintain a comprehensive, lifelong, multidisciplinary record of a person's health</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is included in the Scheduling component of the Health Information System (HIS)?

<p>A list of admissions, surgeries, outpatient encounters, and diagnostics</p> Signup and view all the answers

How are orders transmitted through the computer system?

<p>For immediate implementation by the recipient</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one advantage of using Health Information Systems (HIS) in hospitals?

<p>Reducing medical costs</p> Signup and view all the answers

How are patient records stored in healthcare facilities?

<p>In cloud-based storage</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which module in HIS allows doctors or nurses to enter clinical orders or prescriptions?

<p>Order Entry Module</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the Admission/Discharge/Transfer Module in HIS provide information about?

<p>Bed availability and call lists</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does HIS help in reducing medical errors?

<p>By improving the accuracy of health information</p> Signup and view all the answers

What components are included in the Administrative and Financial Modules of HIS?

<p>General ledger, preadmission orders, payroll</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a prerequisite for the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system?

<p>A physical network</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do the presentation types in the EHR system primarily focus on?

<p>Manipulation and communication of medical items</p> Signup and view all the answers

What key element describes the medical concepts that can be recorded in the electronic patient file?

<p>Data model</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which entity requires a standardized protocol in the EHR system?

<p>The EHR system itself</p> Signup and view all the answers

What constitutes written evidence of all nursing activities within the Electronic Clinical Nursing Documentation?

<p>Documentation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which requirement is necessary for the EHR to handle and record medical items effectively?

<p>A common vocabulary</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of the information system described in the text?

<p>Providing up-to-date medical information</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a listed operational requirement for the information system?

<p>Short and long-term decision making about patient care</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of IT facility is mentioned for the information system?

<p>Physical scanning such as ECG and X-ray</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of software is mentioned as a requirement for the information system?

<p>Adobe Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator</p> Signup and view all the answers

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