Health information systems

What is the Hi-Tech Act? What is meaningful use?
Why should health care organizations be concerned about these guidelines?
From your perspective, what are two (2) of the most important reasons for the shift from traditional paper-based health records to computerized records?
What are two (2) benefits (pros) of using electronic health/medical records?
What are two (2) of the drawbacks (cons) of using electronic health/medical records?
How is health IT driving standardization and improvements in health care safety and quality?
Note: Respond to at least one (1) classmate’s post, commenting on the benefits and drawbacks of EMRs. Do you agree with your classmates perspective? Why or why not?

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