Electronic Health Record Implementation


1. State the EHR mandate. Who started it? When?

2. What are the goals of the mandate?

3. How does the Affordable Care Act tie in to the mandate?

4. Describe your facility’s plan. If you have already implemented a system, what steps were taken? Make sure you use the HealthIT.gov website—be clear!

5. Describe “meaningful use”.

6. Explain the possible threats to patient confidentiality and the ramifications of HIPAA violations.