Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Reflect on the continuing progression of the EHR and how it impacts HIM professions.
Course outcome(s) assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
HI300-6: Describe the use of electronic health records in patient care.
This week you research the history and continuing evolution of electronic health records (EHRs). One way to learn something is to teach that concept to someone else. For this Assignment, you will design and construct a Microsoft PowerPoint® presentation that will be presented in a training session for new HIT students coming into your facility. The presentation should discuss the history and evaluate the importance of EHR implementation; highlighting the past, present, and future. Be sure to include information on federal initiatives and laws that have helped in the progression toward health information exchange. Please include the following topics in your presentation:
Importance of EHR and health information exchange in health care
EHR implementation highlighting past
EHR implementation highlighting present
EHR implementation highlighting future
Information on federal initiatives and laws that have helped in the progression toward health information exchange
Please dedicate a minimum of 5 slides to each topic (you will likely need more for several of the topics). Your presentation must have at least 36 slides. Please use the notes section to clarify anything that might be confusing and anything that needs elaboration such as definition.
The Assignment will include a minimum of 36 PowerPoint slides.
Follow APA guidelines.
Include a title slide and reference slide. Length requirements do not include the title and reference slides.
This Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English featuring correct grammar, punctuation, style, and mechanics.
Include at least three references. The textbook counts as one reference. All sources must be scholarly. Wikipedia is an example of a resource that is not acceptable. Use APA style for all citations including course materials.
Your information used should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. For additional support utilize the Writing Center and review Writing Center Resources in Doc Sharing. The Writing Center provides guidelines for writing essays and comparing and contrasting.