Health Care Informatics - Electronic Health Records
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... Health Care Informatics Define Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and explain how EHR can be protected in situations such as hurricanes, floods, fires and natural disasters.
Electronic health records are digital forms of the paper records for patients that are patient-centered and real time making access to information instantaneous and secure to users that are authorized. Even though it does not store the treatment and medical history of a patient, an EHR system is designed to address more than the standard clinical data and may include wide views of the care a patient is given (Amatayakul & Lazarus, 2005). EHR have can store the diagnoses, medical history, medications, dates of immunization, plans ...