Information Regarding The Interoperability Of Health Information Systems

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INTEROPERABILITY OF EHRs/EMRs
The peer reviewed articles listed below entail information regarding the interoperability of health information systems. This information is relevant to future projects as Introduction to Health Information Management requires the understanding of various aspects when it comes to communication with respect to technology.
Cifuentes, M., Davis, M., Fernald, D., Gunn, R., Dickinson, P., & Cohen, D. J. (2015). Electronic Health Record Challenges, Workarounds, and Solutions Observed in Practices Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 28(Supplement 1), S63-S72. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.S1.150133
The researches in this cross-case comparative study uses evidence-based strategies to look at mistakes in interpreting medical data using technology as well as solutions to these mistakes. Participants included 11 diverse practices, 8 being primary care and 3 being community mental health centers – private and public medical centers were both used but not specified by exact number. To track information, the research team used field notes from practice observation visits, online diaries as well as semi-structured interviews. Research concluded participants struggled with new software and improvement in the use of new technology links with proper communication. Those operating new technology need to vocalize questions and concerns more often in order to ensure less errors made when inputting data.…

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