I’m working on a Health & Medical exercise and need support.

“The Hi-Tech Act”

  • 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?