For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation about medical records and argue for or against the use of electronic medical records (EMRs). You must use at least two reliable resources for this assignment.
Structure your presentation as follows:
1. Title slide
2. Objectives slide – list the main points your presentation will cover, including whether you
are for or against using an EMR in the medical office.
3. Body slides
a. Identify 3-5 potential risks or legal implications that might occur as a result of the use of an electronic medical records system.
b. Explain why those potential risks or legal implications could create a problem.
c. Describe how the risks or legal implications could be avoided.
d. Discuss 2 legal benefits to the use of an EMR system.
e. Explain whether you are for or against using an EMR in the medical office and why
you feel this way.
4. Summary slide – wrap up your presentation, provide a summary or set of concluding
5. References slide in APA format
Benefits of Electronic Medical Records
EHRs and the capacity to exchange health information electronically can improve your organization’s operations and help you give patients better, safer treatment. EHRs assist clinicians in improving patient care management and delivery through:
At the point of care, giving patients comprehensive, accurate, and current information
facilitating rapid patient record access for more coordinated, effective treatment
securely exchanging electronic data with patients and other medical professionals
assisting medical professionals in safer care delivery, medical error reduction, and patient diagnosis
the ease of health care, engagement between patients and providers, and
enabling more dependable, safer prescription
supporting the advancement of clear, comprehensive documentation and precise, efficient coding and invoicing