Electronic Medical Records
Interview an upper-level manager (e.g. CEO CFO CIO IT manager) in a hospital or
other health care facility that has instituted electronic medical records.
Write a report of 750-1000 words on the interview including a brief history of
electronic medical records in the health care industry.
In your conversation determine your interviewees perspectives on the following:
1. Why was the EMR system instituted?
2. How was the decision made and what resistance was faced in the decision-making
process?
3. What impact on quality in health care has been the result?
4. How does the information gained in the interview match up with your
readings/research on the subject? Cite references to support your conclusion.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style
Guide located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You should cite at least two references including your textbook.
Textbook
Medical Quality Management: Theory and Practice
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