TERM PAPER ASSIGNMENT
Write a three page paper on the application and challenges involved with implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for a private family medicine practice. The term paper must address the following areas.
1. What are the most important functionalities of the EHR that needs to be implemented at the practice?
2. Is it possible for any existing Practice Management Systems to be integrated with the EHR?
3. Identify any two critical challenges in implementing the EHR.
4. Identify any four critical advantages the EHR would provide to the practice.
5. How would you manage the project planning and implementation of this EHR?
6. Explain the technology security considerations and how HIPAA governs their implementation.
7. Make a recommendation on the type of EHR system this practice should adopt and support your decision using data.
- The following good practices can help in securing a higher grade for this assignment:
· Using references/citations appropriate to the content of the answer
o Citations and references are in the IEEE scientific style.
· Providing examples that will support your answers or claims
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.