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    nurse practitioners were concerned that the EHRs would be time consuming and take away from the care of their patient. To be able to talk and care for the patient while also updating and making sure all the charting was done correctly was a big concern. Were the patients going to feel neglected because the doctor is typing in the computer while they are talking to them? For the “old time doctors”, who were use to paper charting, typing and understanding where and how to enter data in the computer was also a concern. Not even to mention the anger they felt that by not keeping the EHRs up to date that they may lose reimbursement payments by Medicare/Medicaid per the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Sheridan, 2012). In addition to private practice, the hospital establishment also had a hard time implementing this idea. Not only does the doctor have to maintain all the records and information for their patient but the hospital are required to have all the doctors/ residents/ nurse practitioners use the computerized physician order entry system. It is required by the Act that 80% of the order entered into the computer must be done by the doctor in order to receive and obtain financial incentives. Inevitably, the private sector doctors along the hospital adhered…

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    Present, and Future Some research into the Computerized Physician Order Entry machine show that future use of this machine can potentially reduce the risk of adverse drug events, drug abuse, and medication errors. Subsequently, this can improve the quality of care exponentially. It has been estimated that only five percent of hospitals use the CPOE in their hospitals, though there is expected to be an increase of this usage in the future. Although the machine is expensive and difficult to…

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    A comparison of 2 computerized management systems and each of their benefits offered to patient care and nursing care delivery are also defined below. How can the use of the computerized management systems increase the quality of patient care, along with the use and integration of handheld devices? Computerized management systems provide many opportunities to increase the quality of patient care; one example is computerized physician order entry (CPOE). CPOE requires the physicians to…

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    Physicians, change and toxic behaviors Toxic behaviors in the workplace have the potential to arise during moments of change. They are often associated with miscommunication and loss of control, which result in emotional burnout, high turnover, patient safety events and poor patient outcomes. These behaviors are not acceptable and should not be tolerated. Nurse leaders have a responsibility to control and even eradicate these toxic behaviors. Nurse leaders must collaborate with other…

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    forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Overall, the HITECH Act and Meaningful use standards were created to improve quality of care, patient safety, and public health. In order to verify the outcome we will investigate the effects of computerized physician order entry (CPOE), computerized decision support systems (CDDSs), use of statistical reports, and health information…

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    Physicians have more jobs to do within the whole procedure. Before the CPOE, new medication reconciliation will be placed after the communication between the doctor and the nurse. Now physicians should be able to place the order by themselves and send them to the providers directly. Nurse’s job is only to take care of inpatients. Roles and Responsibilities: the CPOE project provides greater power to physicians and fewer burdens on nurses. The number of clerks will decrease sharply…

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    Electronic health records have been a significant change to health care systems and continue to rise across the nation. Patient histories, treatments, orders and medications were handwritten before the use of electronic medical records placing a significant risk for errors due to the illegibility of handwritten orders. Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) allows physicians to enter orders electronically, which helps prevent medication errors in such ways that data can be filled in legibly…

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    a sealed envelope or container and labeled as below. “Record of [input program name] required to be maintained under [input citation to statute, regulation, court order, or other legal authority requiring that records be kept] until a date not later than [input appropriate date]” Cautiously, the regulation advises the responsible person in question; hold the sealed and marked records in confidence until the end of the retention period as specified on the label and that records be destroyed upon…

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    Dr. Burke Mamlin presented an overview of the Wishard/Eskenazi Health Services Medical Gopher (Gopher) and G3 systems. The Medical Gopher system was first developed in 1984 as an outpatient order entry system and in 1990 expanded into the inpatient setting. Gopher has been in in continuous use supporting a 350-bed hospital, 12 community health centers, and 79 clinics that provide a variety of services (Duke et al., 2014). Gopher is an electronic medical record (EMR) system and by definition a…

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    As the administrative assistant for a large cardiology practice within a multi-specialty clinic my general job duties include; tracking documents, coordinating training activities, ordering supplies and equipment, timekeeping maintenance, preparation and routing of reports and invoices, providing technical assistance with computers and software, making travel arrangements, coordinating meetings, and other special projects. I also volunteer on a committee through which our department sponsors an…

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