Chapter 6 Questions
- Please submit assignment 1 in a single Microsoft Word file.
- Please remember to not only be clear, concise, and professional with your answers but also label and number your answers accordingly.
6-1. What is the rationale for classifying EHR, CPOE, and CDSS as patient-centric management systems?
6-2. Why might it be important to link EHR to CPOE and/or CDSS? What about linking EHR to LIS, PIS, RIS, and any other clinical-based IS? What about linking it to a physician PDA?
6-3. Why is user resistance–particularly from physicians and nurses–often considered the greatest obstacle to successfully implementing patient-centric management systems?
6-4. What are the benefits for healthcare consumers of PHR versus EHR? Does this imply that EHR can simply be replaced with PHR or that both systems may be necessary? Why or why not?