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The EHR & Health Information Interoperability

Instructions

As the Office Manager for a large physician practice, you are charged with leading the implementation of a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for the entire practice. You want to create a presentation that illustrates how health information exchange works and how it can be used to assist in the transition to the EHR. To begin your presentation, explain how paper medical records are managed at the clinic currently. Explain how the EHR will improve operations. Research how your state’s Regional Health Extension Center (RHEC) and Regional Health Information Exchange can help support the implementation process. Explain the various models of Health Information Exchange and differentiate between them.

Requirements

Create a 10–15 slide PowerPoint® presentation to persuade the physicians that it is beneficial to utilize the RHEC during the EHR implementation process and include the below information:

How the EHR can improve operations
How Regional Health Extension Center (RHEC) and Regional Health Information Exchange can assist in the transition to an EHR
Various models of health information exchange