In this course you will receive an overview of the health IT ecosystem with a specific focus on the role of electronic health records (EHRs). You’ll be introduced to the factors that contributed to the move from paper records to digitized records and who the most common vendors are. We’ll go over features of EHRs such as computerized provider order entry, clinical decision support, documentation capabilities, and medication reconciliation. Like a physician’s stethoscope, the EHR has become an important tool in healthcare delivery and plays a part throughout the patient’s journey. You’ll go through each of the steps from patient scheduling, to front desk registration, outpatient visits, emergency room encounters, and inpatient admissions.
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- 5 stars85.02%
- 4 stars12.56%
- 3 stars2.41%
TOP REVIEWS FROM HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS
Provides a good connection between IT Support staff and real applications. Also a good introduction to EHR, database and CDS
This course was very informative, yet to the point. I look forward to the other courses in this specialization.
one of the best in terms of its in depth and the ability to infuse hospital case studied is very good
If there was an actual simulation to enter patient data and schedule appointments and go through that process, I would have given it 5 stars. I learn and retain information from hands-on experience.
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